Coordinates: 08°08′N 39°14′E / 8.133°N 39.233°E / 8.133; 39.233
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Itaya, Itiya, Eteya, Etya, Etaya[1]
Iteya is located in Ethiopia
Location within Ethiopia
Coordinates: 08°08′N 39°14′E / 8.133°N 39.233°E / 8.133; 39.233
Country Ethiopia
Region Oromia
ZoneArsi Zone
Elevation2,215 m (7,267 ft)
 • Total3,601
Time zoneUTC+3 (EAT)

Iteya is a town in southeastern Ethiopia. Located in the Arsi Zone of the Oromia Region east of Lake Zway. It is the administrative center of the Hitosa woreda.

According to the Oromia Regional government, this town currently has telephone and postal service, and is supplied with electricity from a nearby hydroelectric source.[2] Nordic Africa Institute records a junior secondary school in Iteya in 1968.[1]

Based on figures from the Central Statistical Agency in 2005, Iteya has an estimated total population of 12,979 of whom 6,418 are men and 6,561 are women.[3] The 1994 national census reported this town had a total population of 7260 of whom 3,481 were men and 3,779 were women.


  1. ^ a b c "Local history of Ethiopia - Intada - Izha". Nordic Africa Institute.
  2. ^ Socio-economic profile of Arsi Zone, Government of Oromia Region (last accessed 17 January 2008)
  3. ^ CSA 2005 National Statistics Archived 2006-11-23 at the Wayback Machine, Table B.4