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Bekoji (woreda)

Bekoji (woreda) ranks 4,401st in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Ayabe, Kyoto, Schleiz, and Lessines. Memorable people born in Bekoji (woreda) include Genzebe Dibaba and Tariku Bekele. Bekoji (woreda) has been the birth place of many athletes. Bekoji (woreda) is located in Ethiopia.

Bekoji was one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Arsi Zone, Bekoji was bordered on the south by Gedeb, on the southwest by Kofele, on the west by Munesa, on the north by Digeluna Tijo, on the east by Sherka, and on the southeast by the Shebelle River which separated it from the Bale Zone. The administrative center of this woreda was Bekoji; other towns included Lemu Sirba, Meraro, Siltana and Sirbo. Bekoji was divided for Enkelo Wabe and Limuna Bilbilo woredas. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1987 and 1991, Bekoji (woreda) was the birth place of 2 globally memorable people, including Genzebe Dibaba and Tariku Bekele.

People Born in Bekoji (woreda)

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Most individuals born in present day Bekoji (woreda) were athletes (2),  while most who died were .