Delanta is one of the woredas in the Amhara Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Semien Wollo Zone, Delanta is bordered on the south by the Checheho River which separated it from the Debub Wollo Zone, on the west by the Dawunt, on the northwest by Wadla, and on the northeast and east by Guba Lafto. The major town is Wegeltena. Delanta was part of former Dawuntna Delant woreda.


Based on the 2007 national census conducted by the Central Statistical Agency of Ethiopia (CSA), this woreda has a total population of 127,771, of whom 63,747 are men and 64,024 women; 7,850 or 6.14% are urban inhabitants. The majority of the inhabitants practiced Ethiopian Orthodox Christianity, with 90.78% reporting that as their religion, while 9.21% of the population said they were Muslim.[1]


  1. Census 2007 Tables: Amhara Region Archived November 14, 2010, at the Wayback Machine., Tables 2.1, 2.4, 2.5, 3.1, 3.2 and 3.4.

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