About Arba Minch

Arba Minch (Amharic, "forty springs") is a city in southern Ethiopia; the first common name for this city called anta Garo. Located in the Gamo Gofa Zone of the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples Region about 500 kilometers south of Addis Ababa, at an elevation of 1285 meters above sea level. It is the largest town in Gamo Gofa Zone as well as Arba Minch Zuria woreda and the second town in SNNPR next to Awassa