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Gambela Peoples' Region
ጋምቤላ ሕዝቦች ክልል
Regional State
Flag of Gambela Peoples' Region
Official seal of Gambela Peoples' Region
Map of Ethiopia showing Gambela Region
Map of Ethiopia showing Gambela Region
Country Ethiopia
 • Total 29,782.82 km2 (11,499.21 sq mi)
Population (2017)
 • Total 435,999
 • Density 14.639279/km2 (37.91556/sq mi)
ISO 3166 code ET-GA

Gambela is a region in Ethiopia. The capital city is also named Gambela.

It is between the Baro and Akobo River. Gambela National Park covers about 15% of the land.

The region is divided into:

  • Anuak Zone
  • Mezhenger Zone
  • Nuer Zone
  • Itang (woreda)

Coordinates: 7°37′06″N 34°41′22″E / 7.6184422°N 34.6893311°E / 7.6184422; 34.6893311

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