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Maji (woreda)

Maji (also known as Dizi) is one of the woredas in the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples' Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Bench Maji Zone, Maji is bordered on the south by the Kibish River which separates it from South Sudan, on the west by Surma, on the northwest by Bero, on the north by Meinit Shasha, and on the east by the Omo River which separates it from the Debub Omo Zone. Towns in Maji include Tum and Maji. The western part of Maji was separated to create Bero woreda and some southern kebeles were added to Nyangatom woreda.

Rivers in this woreda include the Netube and the Mui. High points include Mount Tiyaki and Mount Siski. A major portion of Maji is included in the Omo National Park. Maji suffers from a lack of roads and means of transport; remote locations are accessible only by air.

In May 2009, a Malaysian investor with over 3.7 billion Birr in capital was granted a lease to over 31,000 hectares of land to develop palm oil tree plantation on. The Zonal authorities also granted him an additional 10,000 hectares to cultivate rubber trees on.


Maji may refer to:

  • Maji, Ethiopia, city in southwestern Ethiopia
  • Maji Maji Rebellion, a rebellion in German East Africa
  • Maji, Iran, a village in Iran
  • Magi, an ancient Persian people
Maji (surname)

Maji (also spelled as Majee) is an Indian family name of hindu religion. They originated mostly from the Indian State of West Bengal and may belong to Sahana or Ugra Kshatriya as well as Kayastha castes among Bengalis.

Usage examples of "maji".

This was the one thing Maji Call dreaded mostand she, Jennifer Barkley, had never even considered the thought that Crush Bonbon would be smart enough to do it.

There were times when Maji Call could be a real pain, but she eventually wore herself down into a state of rationality.

RX Military Headquarters Nairobi, Kenya Muhammad Maji studied the boundary fence of the large military facility north of Nairobi.

Just as the last word came from the speaker, the flat crack of an AK-47 sounded and Maji looked up in amazement, slammed backwards, and dropped the SATCOM microphone--The single round had jolted into his shoulder, and he clawed for the small revolver in his pants pocket.

He looked at the throng of naked exhausted bodies and, as though summoned, a maji, fully clothed, clean and dry, eased through them and squatted down beside the stretcher.

The smell of smoldering maji was thick in the converted hold of the ship.