Wukro town is located in northern part of Ethiopia in Tigray National Regional State, Eastern Tigray Zone, Wukro Wereda at a Distance 826 Km from Addis Ababa, and 46 Km from Mekelle the regional capital. Its astronomical location is 39º 37’ North Latitude and 39º 29’ East Longitude.
Wukro town took urban form by the Italians in 1936.
Wukro is one of the reform towns in the region and has a city administration,
municipality and 3 Kebelles called Dadabit, Agazi and Hayelom. The town has an
Integrated Development Plan which was prepared in 2005.