Farta


Farta

Farta is one of the 105 woredas in the Amhara Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Debub Gondar Zone, Farta is bordered on the south by Este, on the west by Fogera, on the north by Ebenat, and on the east by Lay Gayint. Towns and cities in Farta include Gasay and Kimir Dingay.

Based on figures published by the Central Statistical Agency in 2005, this woreda has an estimated total population of 309,293, of whom 150,822 were males and 158,471 were females; 6,134 or 1.98% of its population are urban dwellers, which is less than the Zone average of 8.3%. With an estimated area of 1,274.47 square kilometers, Farta has an estimated population density of 242.7 people per square kilometer, which is greater than the Zone average of 169.21. [ [http://www.csa.gov.et/text_files/2005_national_statistics.htm CSA 2005 National Statistics] , Tables B.3 and B.4]

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