Jimma

Jimma or Jima (both: jĭmˈä) [key], city (1994 pop. 88,867), Oromia region, SW Ethiopia. It is the commercial center for a coffee-producing region. Potassium and sodium nitrates are mined NE of the city. An agricultural school is located there.

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