Governorates of Italian East Africa
The governorates of Italian East Africa (A.O.I) formed the first level of country subdivision. The territory was divided into 6 Governments. Existed until 1938 the Governorate of Addis Ababa, whose territory was integrated in the new government of Shoa, with a municipal administration.
The governments were ruled by a governor assisted by a Governing Council, whose members the highest authorities of the Government. The Governments of Amhara, Galla and Sidamo, Harar and Shoa constituting the Italian Empire of Ethiopia, who was about half of the Ethiopian state until 1936.
The governments were divided into the government commissioner, ruled by a government commissioner assisted by a Deputy Commissioner, usually also the owner of the residence in the central town of the Commissioner. The commissioners were divided into residences, sometimes divided into Vice Residences.
As a rule, the seat of the High Commissioner was provided with primary schools, post office and telegraph, infirmary with a doctor, runway for airplanes. The residences’s locations were equipped with a post office, telegraph and infirmary with a doctor.
|Amhara Governorate||Amara||Gondar||2.000.000 ab.||AM|
|Eritrea Governorate||Eritrea||Asmara||1.000.000 ab.||ER|
|Harrar Governorate||Harar||Harrar||1.300.000 ab.||HA|
|Galla-Sidamo Governorate||Galla e Sidama||Jimma/Gimma||1.600.000 ab.||GS|
|Scioa Governorate ||Scioà||Addis Abeba||300.000 ab.||SC|
|Somalia Governorate also Somali Governorate||Somalia||Mogadishu/Mogadiscio||1.300.000 ab.||SOM|
- Italian East Africa
- Colonial heads of Italian East Africa
- List of colonial governors of Eritrea
- Italian Governors of Addis Ababa
- Italian Governors of Amhara
- Italian Governors of Galla-Sidamo
- Italian Governors of Harar
- Italian Governors of Scioa
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