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Table 1 Traditional agroecological zones and their physical characteristics of Ethiopia

From: Geographical distribution of ixodid ticks and tick-borne pathogens of domestic animals in Ethiopia: a systematic review

Traditional name Agroecology Altitude (m) Average annual temperature (°C) Average annual rainfall (mm)
Bereha Arid < 500 > 27.5 < 200
Kola Semi-arid 500–1500/1800 20–27.5 200–800
Woinadega Sub-humid 1500/1800–2300/2400 17.5/16–20 800–1200
Dega Cool-humid 2300/2400–3200 11.5–17.5/16 1200–2200
Wurch Cold-moist > 3200 < 11.5 > 2200