Goncha is one of the woredas in the Amhara Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Misraq Gojjam Zone, Goncha is bordered on the south, west and north by the Mirab Gojjam Zone, on the east by Hulet Ej Enese, and on the southeast by Bibugn. Goncha was part of Kuarit woreda. It belonged to the Mirab Gojjam Zone but according to the map of UN-OCHA [1] it is part of Misraq Gojjam Zone now.


Based on the 2007 national census conducted by the Central Statistical Agency of Ethiopia (CSA), this woreda has a total population of 106,688, of whom 53,691 are men and 52,997 women; 4,253 or 3.99% are urban inhabitants. The majority of the inhabitants practiced Ethiopian Orthodox Christianity, with 99.37% reporting that as their religion.[2]


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