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Bale Mountains

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The Bale Mountains (they are also known as the Urgoma Mountains) are a range of mountains in the Oromia Region of southeast Ethiopia, south of the Awash River.

The Bale Mountains comprise:
• Tullu Demtu, the second-highest mountain in Ethiopia (4377 meters), and
• Mount Batu (4307 meters)
• The Web River, a tributary of the Jubba River, rises in these mountains east of Goba
• The Bale National Park covers 2,200 square kilometers of these mountains

Many Ethiopia’s endemic animals shelter in The Bale Mountains. These include:

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