Health Infrastructure: According to the 2002 (EFY) Health and Health Related Indicators published by FMoH, Tigray has 14 Hospitals, 170 Health Centers and 552 Health Posts.
Capital City: Mekelle
Population: Based on 2002 (EFY) figures from the Central Statistical Agency (CSA) of Ethiopia, the Tigray Region has an estimated total population of 4,664,071, consisting of 2,297,039 male and 2,367,032 female. 80.5% of the population is estimated to be rural inhabitants, while 19.5% are urban dwellers (CSA 2007).
Area: An estimated area of 84,721.77 square kilometers, this region has an estimated density of 55.1 people per square kilometer.