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see JimmaJimma
or Jima
, city (1994 pop. 88,867), Oromia region, SW Ethiopia. It is the commercial center for a coffee-producing region. Potassium and sodium nitrates are mined NE of the city. An agricultural school is located there.
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a city in southwestern Ethiopia; administrative center of the general-governorship (province) of Kefa. Located at an altitude of 1,740 m. Population, 29,000 (1967). Jima, connected by highway with Addis Ababa, also has an airfield. It is a trade center (coffee, fruits, and pelts) and the site of a plywood factory, a small sawmill, and food enterprises.

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