Aduwa


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or Adowa
, Ital. Adua, town (1994 pop. 24,519), Tigray region, N Ethiopia. Lying on the highway between Aksum and Adigrat, Adwa is an agricultural trade center. Adwa was the most important commercial center of Tigray in the 19th cent.
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Aduwa

 

city in northern Ethiopia, in Tigre Province. Located at an elevation of 2,000 m. A road junction, Aduwa has a population of 12,500 (1965). It is a center of trade in grain, oilseed, and hides; handicrafts include leatherworking and weaving.

Just outside Aduwa, on March 1, 1896, during the Italo-Ethiopian War of 1895–96, Ethiopian troops under Negus Menelik II routed an Italian expeditionary force sent to Aduwa. Italy was forced to cut short its aggression against Ethiopia.

Aduwa

, Adowa
a town in N Ethiopia: Emperor Menelik II defeated the Italians here in 1896. Pop.: 17 476 (1989 est.)
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