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Full nameGondar
Official nameGondar
Native nameጎንደር
ZoneSemien Gondar
Elevation6998 ft (2133 m)
Total Population231,977 (est) (2008)
Other information
Time zoneEAT (UTC+3)

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Gondar or Gonder (Ge'ez: ጎንደር Gōnder, older ጐንደር Gʷandar, modern pronunciation Gʷender) is a city in Ethiopia, which was once the old imperial capital and capital of the historic Begemder Province. As a result, the old province of Begemder is sometimes referred to as Gondar. Located in the Semien Gondar Zone of the Amhara Region, Gondar is north of Tana Lake on the Lesser Angereb River and southwest of the Simien Mountains. The city has a latitude and longitude of with an elevation of 2133 meters above sea level.

The city is nicknamed "The Camelot of Africa" due to the presence of a group of royal castles.

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