Largest cities in Ethiopia

The largest cities in Ethiopia, ranked by population.

The total population of Ethiopia is 98,665,000 as of 1-Jul-19 , which represents 1.28% of global population and ranks Ethiopia # 14 worldwide.



Numbers generally reflect the city population, rather than the urban areas, municipality, or urban agglomeration. Note that double listings may reflect different spellings or definitions of urban agglomerations.

List: the biggest cities in Ethiopia

    CityCountryPopulationLast updateTime zone
  1. Addis Ababa
  2. Ethiopia 2,757,729 5/13/15Africa/Addis_Ababa
  3. Dire Dawa
  4. Ethiopia 252,279 9/5/15Africa/Addis_Ababa
  5. Mek'ele
  6. Ethiopia 215,546 10/12/16Africa/Addis_Ababa
  7. Nazrēt
  8. Ethiopia 213,995 1/19/12Africa/Addis_Ababa
  9. Bahir Dar
  10. Ethiopia 168,899 4/21/13Africa/Addis_Ababa
  11. Gondar
  12. Ethiopia 153,914 10/16/18Africa/Addis_Ababa
  13. Desē
  14. Ethiopia 136,056 1/19/12Africa/Addis_Ababa
  15. Hawassa
  16. Ethiopia 133,097 5/18/13Africa/Addis_Ababa
  17. Jimma
  18. Ethiopia 128,306 10/22/16Africa/Addis_Ababa
  19. Bishoftu
  20. Ethiopia 104,215 11/30/14Africa/Addis_Ababa
  21. Kombolcha
  22. Ethiopia 93,605 8/11/17Africa/Addis_Ababa
  23. Harar
  24. Ethiopia 90,218 7/6/13Africa/Addis_Ababa
  25. Sodo
  26. Ethiopia 86,050 11/14/18Africa/Addis_Ababa
  27. Shashemenē
  28. Ethiopia 85,871 1/19/12Africa/Addis_Ababa
  29. Hosa’ina
  30. Ethiopia 75,963 9/1/17Africa/Addis_Ababa
  31. Arba Minch
  32. Ethiopia 69,622 11/21/16Africa/Addis_Ababa
  33. Ādīgrat
  34. Ethiopia 65,000 10/8/17Africa/Addis_Ababa
  35. Debre Mark’os
  36. Ethiopia 59,920 6/27/17Africa/Addis_Ababa
  37. Debre Birhan
  38. Ethiopia 57,787 7/6/13Africa/Addis_Ababa
  39. Jijiga
  40. Ethiopia 56,821 8/20/14Africa/Addis_Ababa
  41. Inda Silasē
  42. Ethiopia 50,078 8/14/17Africa/Addis_Ababa
  43. Ziway
  44. Ethiopia 49,416 1/19/12Africa/Addis_Ababa
  45. Dīla
  46. Ethiopia 47,021 1/19/12Africa/Addis_Ababa
  47. Hāgere Hiywet
  48. Ethiopia 43,920 1/19/12Africa/Addis_Ababa
  49. Gambēla
  50. Ethiopia 42,366 3/30/13Africa/Addis_Ababa
  51. Axum
  52. Ethiopia 41,249 11/22/15Africa/Addis_Ababa
  53. Waliso
  54. Ethiopia 38,394 11/16/14Africa/Addis_Ababa
  55. Yirga ‘Alem
  56. Ethiopia 36,292 1/19/12Africa/Addis_Ababa
  57. Mojo
  58. Ethiopia 34,547 11/16/14Africa/Addis_Ababa
  59. Goba
  60. Ethiopia 34,369 1/19/12Africa/Addis_Ababa
  61. Shakiso
  62. Ethiopia 34,078 9/13/17Africa/Addis_Ababa
  63. Felege Neway
  64. Ethiopia 33,429 3/21/18Africa/Addis_Ababa
  65. Āreka
  66. Ethiopia 33,150 1/19/12Africa/Addis_Ababa
  67. Bodītī
  68. Ethiopia 32,997 1/19/12Africa/Addis_Ababa
  69. Debre Tabor
  70. Ethiopia 32,659 1/19/12Africa/Addis_Ababa
  71. Jinka
  72. Ethiopia 32,115 1/19/12Africa/Addis_Ababa
  73. Gimbi
  74. Ethiopia 31,809 6/23/13Africa/Addis_Ababa
  75. Āsbe Teferī
  76. Ethiopia 30,772 8/7/13Africa/Addis_Ababa
  77. Korem
  78. Ethiopia 30,633 1/19/12Africa/Addis_Ababa
  79. Āsosa
  80. Ethiopia 30,512 1/12/18Africa/Addis_Ababa
  81. Butajīra
  82. Ethiopia 30,502 1/19/12Africa/Addis_Ababa
  83. Metu
  84. Ethiopia 29,648 1/19/12Africa/Addis_Ababa
  85. Āgaro
  86. Ethiopia 28,268 1/19/12Africa/Addis_Ababa
  87. Kibre Mengist
  88. Ethiopia 27,854 1/19/12Africa/Addis_Ababa
  89. Maych’ew
  90. Ethiopia 27,186 1/19/12Africa/Addis_Ababa
  91. Werota
  92. Ethiopia 26,813 1/19/12Africa/Addis_Ababa
  93. Dembī Dolo
  94. Ethiopia 26,748 6/27/17Africa/Addis_Ababa
  95. Dubti
  96. Ethiopia 26,370 12/7/13Africa/Addis_Ababa
  97. Fichē
  98. Ethiopia 25,758 1/19/12Africa/Addis_Ababa
  99. K’olīto
  100. Ethiopia 25,614 10/17/18Africa/Addis_Ababa
  101. Mendī
  102. Ethiopia 25,239 8/24/17Africa/Addis_Ababa
  103. Debark’
  104. Ethiopia 24,700 3/2/13Africa/Addis_Ababa
  105. Tippi
  106. Ethiopia 24,169 3/31/16Africa/Addis_Ababa
  107. Kemisē
  108. Ethiopia 23,861 10/16/18Africa/Addis_Ababa
  109. Āsasa
  110. Ethiopia 23,790 1/19/12Africa/Addis_Ababa
  111. Genet
  112. Ethiopia 23,753 1/19/12Africa/Addis_Ababa
  113. Finote Selam
  114. Ethiopia 23,463 1/19/12Africa/Addis_Ababa
  115. Metahāra
  116. Ethiopia 23,403 10/17/18Africa/Addis_Ababa
  117. Dodola
  118. Ethiopia 23,116 1/19/12Africa/Addis_Ababa
  119. Addiet Canna
  120. Ethiopia 22,946 1/19/12Africa/Addis_Ababa
  121. Ādīs Zemen
  122. Ethiopia 22,522 1/19/12Africa/Addis_Ababa
  123. Hagere Maryam
  124. Ethiopia 22,105 6/5/12Africa/Addis_Ababa
  125. Burē
  126. Ethiopia 22,038 1/19/12Africa/Addis_Ababa
  127. Robīt
  128. Ethiopia 20,679 1/27/06Africa/Addis_Ababa
  129. Asaita
  130. Ethiopia 20,342 10/7/12Africa/Addis_Ababa
  131. Bedelē
  132. Ethiopia 20,293 1/19/12Africa/Addis_Ababa
  133. Nejo
  134. Ethiopia 20,166 1/19/12Africa/Addis_Ababa
  135. Sebeta
  136. Ethiopia 19,533 1/19/12Africa/Addis_Ababa
  137. Batī
  138. Ethiopia 19,260 10/7/12Africa/Addis_Ababa
  139. Bonga
  140. Ethiopia 18,973 3/21/18Africa/Addis_Ababa
  141. Bako
  142. Ethiopia 17,872 1/19/12Africa/Addis_Ababa
  143. Yabēlo
  144. Ethiopia 17,819 1/19/12Africa/Addis_Ababa
  145. Bedēsa
  146. Ethiopia 17,526 1/19/12Africa/Addis_Ababa
  147. Wenjī
  148. Ethiopia 17,120 1/19/12Africa/Addis_Ababa
  149. Ginir
  150. Ethiopia 16,757 5/8/13Africa/Addis_Ababa
  151. Gebre Guracha
  152. Ethiopia 16,583 1/19/12Africa/Addis_Ababa
  153. Bichena
  154. Ethiopia 16,411 1/19/12Africa/Addis_Ababa
  155. Gelemso
  156. Ethiopia 16,065 1/19/12Africa/Addis_Ababa
  157. Shambu
  158. Ethiopia 15,354 1/19/12Africa/Addis_Ababa
  159. Abomsa
  160. Ethiopia 15,258 1/19/12Africa/Addis_Ababa
  161. Mīzan Teferī
  162. Ethiopia 14,002 9/17/17Africa/Addis_Ababa
  163. Wendo
  164. Ethiopia 12,945 1/19/12Africa/Addis_Ababa
  165. Huruta
  166. Ethiopia 12,442 1/19/12Africa/Addis_Ababa
  167. Hīrna
  168. Ethiopia 12,295 1/19/12Africa/Addis_Ababa
  169. Dejen
  170. Ethiopia 11,739 1/19/12Africa/Addis_Ababa
  171. Dabat
  172. Ethiopia 11,544 1/19/12Africa/Addis_Ababa
  173. Āwash
  174. Ethiopia 11,415 1/19/12Africa/Addis_Ababa
  175. Leku
  176. Ethiopia 11,398 5/18/13Africa/Addis_Ababa
  177. Gewanē
  178. Ethiopia 11,279 9/8/13Africa/Addis_Ababa
  179. Lalībela
  180. Ethiopia 11,152 1/2/18Africa/Addis_Ababa
  181. Gīdolē
  182. Ethiopia 10,736 1/19/12Africa/Addis_Ababa
  183. Debre Werk’
  184. Ethiopia 10,579 10/16/18Africa/Addis_Ababa
  185. Tulu Bolo
  186. Ethiopia 10,531 1/19/12Africa/Addis_Ababa
  187. Sirre
  188. Ethiopia 10,089 1/19/12Africa/Addis_Ababa
  189. Ādīs ‘Alem
  190. Ethiopia 9,859 1/19/12Africa/Addis_Ababa
  191. Kofelē
  192. Ethiopia 9,643 1/19/12Africa/Addis_Ababa
  193. Debre Sīna
  194. Ethiopia 9,409 7/6/13Africa/Addis_Ababa
  195. Gorē
  196. Ethiopia 9,352 3/30/13Africa/Addis_Ababa
  197. Deder
  198. Ethiopia 8,884 8/7/13Africa/Addis_Ababa
  199. Were Īlu
  200. Ethiopia 7,636 8/7/13Africa/Addis_Ababa
  201. Gēdo
  202. Ethiopia 7,499 1/19/12Africa/Addis_Ababa
  203. Sendafa
  204. Ethiopia 7,326 9/8/13Africa/Addis_Ababa
  205. Mēga
  206. Ethiopia 6,884 1/19/12Africa/Addis_Ababa
  207. Hāgere Selam
  208. Ethiopia 5,169 1/19/12Africa/Addis_Ababa
  209. Konso
  210. Ethiopia 4,593 1/19/12Africa/Addis_Ababa
  211. Lobuni
  212. Ethiopia 3,363 10/17/18Africa/Addis_Ababa
  213. Turmi
  214. Ethiopia 1,087 1/19/12Africa/Addis_Ababa
  215. Semera
  216. Ethiopia 833 12/7/13Africa/Addis_Ababa

 



 



Country codes for Ethiopia

  • 2 digit ISO country code (A2) for Ethiopia : ET
  • 3 digit UN country code (A3) for Ethiopia : ETH
  • Numeric U.N. country code for Ethiopia : 231

DIALING CODE for Ethiopia : 251

Flag of Ethiopia (when applicable):

 

The population data for this list of cities and towns in Ethiopia was derived from several sources, including GeoNames and Wikipedia.