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Oromia Region

Oromia is the largest national regional states in Ethiopia and has a total population of 27,158,471, consisting of 13,676,159 men and 13,482,312 women; urban inhabitants number 3,370,040 or 11.3% of the population. With an estimated area of 353,006.81 square kilometers, this region has an estimated population density of 76.93 people per square kilometer. For the entire region 5,590,530 households were counted, which results in an average for the region of 4.8 persons to a household, with urban households having on average 3.8 and rural households 5.0 people.(CSA, 2007)

Recently EDA has been started working in oromia region, eastern Shoa zone especially in Lomi and Bora woredas in the area of child protection and livelihood.