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Nejo (woreda)

Nejo is one of the 180 woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Mirab Welega Zone, Nejo is bordered on the southeast by Boji, on the west by Jarso, on the northwest by Mana Sibu, and on the north and east by the Benishangul-Gumuz Region. The administrative center is Nejo; other towns in Nejo include Gori and Wara Jiru.

Nejo

''This article about the Ethiopian town. For the reggaeton musician, see Ñejo (musician).

Nedjo (also transliterated Nejjoo) is a town in western Ethiopia. Located in the West Wallaga Zone of the Oromia Region, this town has a latitude and longitude of with an elevation of 1821 meters above sea level. It is the administrative center of Nejo woreda. Nejo is served by Nejjo Airport and is 150km east of Asosa Airport.

In his travel book, In Search of King Solomon's Mines, Tahir Shah described Nejo in the late 20th century as a town with "a muddy main street", lined with "buildings with corrugated iron roofs and cement walls". He stops in a bar where " kerosene and sawdust had been sprinkled on the floor to keep away the flies."