Bishoftu is a town and separate woreda of Ethiopia, lying south east of Addis Ababa. It was formerly known as Debre Zeyit however since the late 1990s it has been officially known by the Oromo name, Bishoftu,
which was its name until 1955. The town is located in the Misraq Shewa Zone of the Oromo Region, and has an elevation of 1,920 metres (6,300 ft).
Bishoftu is located 47.9 kilometres (29.8 mi) southeast of Addis Ababa along its route 4 highway.