Gurage people

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The Guraghe people are an Ethiopian Semitic-speaking ethnic group inhabiting Ethiopia.wikipedia
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Harari Region

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In addition, according to the 2007 Ethiopian national census the Gurage can also be found in large numbers in Addis Ababa, Oromia Region, Dire Dawa, Harari Region, Somali Region, Amhara Region, Gambela Region, Benishangul-Gumuz Region, and Tigray Region.
Ethnic groups in the region include the Oromo (56.41%), Amhara (22.77%), Harari (8.65%), Gurage (4.34%), Somali (3.87%), Tigray (1.53%), and Argobba (1.26%).

Ethiopia

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The Guraghe people are an Ethiopian Semitic-speaking ethnic group inhabiting Ethiopia.
Haile Selassie I was born to parents from three of Ethiopia's Afroasiatic-speaking populations: the Oromo and Amhara, the country's two largest ethnic groups, as well as the Gurage.

Addis Ababa

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In addition, according to the 2007 Ethiopian national census the Gurage can also be found in large numbers in Addis Ababa, Oromia Region, Dire Dawa, Harari Region, Somali Region, Amhara Region, Gambela Region, Benishangul-Gumuz Region, and Tigray Region. The Gurage people traditionally inhabit a fertile, semi-mountainous region in southwest Ethiopia, about 125 kilometers southwest of Addis Ababa, bordering the Awash River in the north, the Gibe River (a tributary of the Omo River) to the southwest, and Lake Zway in the east.
Although all Ethiopian ethnic groups are represented in Addis Ababa because it is the capital of the country, the largest groups include the Amhara (67.04%), Oromo (19.00%), Gurage (16.34%), Tigrayan (5.18%), Silt'e (2.94%), and Gamo (1.68%).

Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples' Region

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This is 6.5% of the total population of Ethiopia, or 18.33% of the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples' Region (SNNPR).

Gurage languages

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The languages spoken by the Guraghe are collectively known as the Gurage languages.
They are spoken by the Gurage people, who inhabit the Gurage Zone within the larger multi-ethnic Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples' Region in southwestern Ethiopia.

Harari people

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Indeed, there is evidence that Harla architecture may have influenced old buildings (pre-16th c.) found near Harar (eastern Ethiopia), and the Gurage East group often cite kinship with Harare (Hararghe) peoples in the distant past.
During the Abyssinian-Adal war, some Harari militia settled in Gurage territory forming the Silt'e ethnic group.

Oromia Region

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In addition, according to the 2007 Ethiopian national census the Gurage can also be found in large numbers in Addis Ababa, Oromia Region, Dire Dawa, Harari Region, Somali Region, Amhara Region, Gambela Region, Benishangul-Gumuz Region, and Tigray Region.

Dire Dawa

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In addition, according to the 2007 Ethiopian national census the Gurage can also be found in large numbers in Addis Ababa, Oromia Region, Dire Dawa, Harari Region, Somali Region, Amhara Region, Gambela Region, Benishangul-Gumuz Region, and Tigray Region.
Ethnic groups in the region include the Oromo (46%), Somali (24%), Amhara (20%), Gurage (4.5%), and the rest (5.5%).

Dawit II

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In addition to Amda Seyon's military settlement there, the permanence of Abyssinian presence in Gurage is documented during his descendants Zara Yacob and Dawit II's reigns.
About the same time a Portuguese fleet attacked Zeila, a Muslim stronghold, and burned it. In 1523, Dawit campaigned amongst the Gurage near Lake Zway.

Amda Seyon I

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Braukhamper also states King Amda Seyon ordered Eritrean troops to be sent to mountainous regions in Gurage (named Gerege), which eventually became a permanent settlement.
In fact, after his first incursion, Sabr ad-Din appointed governors for nearby and neighboring provinces such as Fetegar and Alamalé (i.e. Aymellel, part of the "Guragé country"), as well as far-off provinces in the north like Damot, Amhara, Angot, Inderta, Begemder, and Gojjam.

Ensete ventricosum

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The principal crop of the Gurage is ensete (also enset, ensete edulis, äsät or "false banana plant").
Its importance to the diet and economy of the Gurage and Sidama peoples was first recorded by Jerónimo Lobo.

Haile Selassie

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Habte Giyorgis Dinagde ("Aba Mela"), Ethiopian Minister of War, during the reigns of Menelik II, Iyasu V, Zewditu and Haile Selassie.
His maternal grandmother was of Gurage heritage.

Mahmoud Ahmed

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Mahmoud Ahmed (Amharic: መሀሙድ አህመድ; born May 18, 1941) is an Ethiopian singer of Gurage ancestry.

Harla people

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However other historians have raised the issue of the complexity of Gurage Peoples if viewed as a singular group, for example Ulrich Braukhamper states that the Gurage East people may have been an extension of the ancient Harla people.
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Habte Giyorgis Dinagde

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Habte Giyorgis Dinagde ("Aba Mela"), Ethiopian Minister of War, during the reigns of Menelik II, Iyasu V, Zewditu and Haile Selassie.
Habte Giyorgis was a member of the chebo, Gurage people.

Kitfo

Kitfo a minced raw beef mixed with butter and spicy pepper is commonly attributed to the Gurage.
In many parts of Ethiopia, kitfo is served with injera, a flatbread made from teff, although in traditional Gurage cuisine, one would use kocho, a thick flatbread made from the ensete plant.

Sahle Sellassie

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Sahle Sellassie - an Ethiopian author.
Berhane Mariam Sahle Sellassie (Amharic: በርሃነ ማርአም ሳህለ ሰልላስሴ; born 1936) is an Ethiopian author who has written in three languages: Gurage, English, and Amharic.

Mesqan language

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Mesqan language
Mesqan (also Mäsqan or Meskan) is an Afro-Asiatic language spoken by the Gurage people in the Gurage Zone of Ethiopia.

Ethiopian Semitic languages

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The Guraghe people are an Ethiopian Semitic-speaking ethnic group inhabiting Ethiopia.

Ethnic group

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The Guraghe people are an Ethiopian Semitic-speaking ethnic group inhabiting Ethiopia.

Awash River

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The Gurage people traditionally inhabit a fertile, semi-mountainous region in southwest Ethiopia, about 125 kilometers southwest of Addis Ababa, bordering the Awash River in the north, the Gibe River (a tributary of the Omo River) to the southwest, and Lake Zway in the east.

Gibe River

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The Gurage people traditionally inhabit a fertile, semi-mountainous region in southwest Ethiopia, about 125 kilometers southwest of Addis Ababa, bordering the Awash River in the north, the Gibe River (a tributary of the Omo River) to the southwest, and Lake Zway in the east.

Omo River

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The Gurage people traditionally inhabit a fertile, semi-mountainous region in southwest Ethiopia, about 125 kilometers southwest of Addis Ababa, bordering the Awash River in the north, the Gibe River (a tributary of the Omo River) to the southwest, and Lake Zway in the east.

Lake Zway

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The Gurage people traditionally inhabit a fertile, semi-mountainous region in southwest Ethiopia, about 125 kilometers southwest of Addis Ababa, bordering the Awash River in the north, the Gibe River (a tributary of the Omo River) to the southwest, and Lake Zway in the east.

Somali Region

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In addition, according to the 2007 Ethiopian national census the Gurage can also be found in large numbers in Addis Ababa, Oromia Region, Dire Dawa, Harari Region, Somali Region, Amhara Region, Gambela Region, Benishangul-Gumuz Region, and Tigray Region.