Gotha, Ethiopia

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Gotha is located in Ethiopia
Location in Ethiopia
Coordinates: 9°31′N 41°20′E / 9.517°N 41.333°E / 9.517; 41.333
Country Flag of Ethiopia.svg Ethiopia
Region Somali
Zone Shinile
Elevation 1,185 m (3,888 ft)
Population (2005)
 • Total 869

Gotha (also known as Gota) is a settlement in east-central Ethiopia. Located in the Shinile Zone of the Somali Region. Gotha is served by a station on the Addis Ababa - Djibouti Railway.


As of 2005, the population of Lasarat has been estimated to be 869. The city inhabitants belong to various mainly Afro-Asiatic-speaking ethnic groups, with the Issa Somali predominant.