Meti (Gambela), Ethiopia

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Meti is located in Ethiopia
Location within Ethiopia
Coordinates: 07°14′N 35°19′E / 7.233°N 35.317°E / 7.233; 35.317Coordinates: 07°14′N 35°19′E / 7.233°N 35.317°E / 7.233; 35.317
ZoneMezhenger Zone
1,266 m (4,154 ft)
 • Total5,441
Time zoneUTC+3 (EAT)

Meti is a town in south-western Ethiopia, located in Godere woreda of the Gambela Region. This town has a latitude and longitude of 07°14′N 35°19′E / 7.233°N 35.317°E / 7.233; 35.317, with an elevation of 1266 meters above sea level.

Meti was the base of operations for three foreign traders in the early 1930s: D. Valentis, J. Isaris, and M. Karkalemis.[1]

Based on figures from the Central Statistical Agency in 2005, Meti has an estimated total population of 5,441, of whom 2,750 are men and 2,691 are women.[2] The 1994 national census reported this town had a total population of 3,173, of whom 1,676 are men and 1,497 are women.


  1. ^ "Local History in Ethiopia" Archived 2008-10-02 at the Wayback Machine (pdf) The Nordic Africa Institute website (accessed 1 June 2008)
  2. ^ CSA 2005 National Statistics Archived 2008-07-31 at the Wayback Machine, Table B.4