Rice fields located on the road from Mekele to Lalibela. Mekele or Mek'ele is a city and woreda in northern Ethiopia, is the capital of the Tigray Region and is the most populous country in May. It is located in the woreda Enderta in Debubawi Area, 650 kilometers north of Addis Ababa, the capital. Mekele is a leading business and academic centers of the country. It is also the largest producer of cement in Ethiopia. In its margins recently was enabled Alula Aba International Airport, which has a runway length of 3604 meters. The city is also, by the presence of numerous Orthodox churches etíopes.De according to 2005 population estimates from the Central Statistical Agency of Ethiopia had 169,207 inhabitants city.