The Harari People's National Regional State The Harari People's National Regional State

Flag of The Harari People's National Regional StateHarari is one of the most popular historical towns in the Eastern part of Ethiopia. The State has no administrative zones or woredas. The total number of kebeles of the city are 19, while the rural part of the State has 17 farmers associations.

CAPITAL CITY

The capital city of the State is Harar

LOCATION         

The State of Harari people is located in the Eastern part of Ethiopia,surrounded by the State of Oromia.

AREA                

The State's size is estimated at 340 square kilometres.

POPULATION    

According to the 1994 census result the population is 131,139. Thepercentage share of males and females is about 50% each. Theurban residents of the State were 76,378 while its rural inhabitantswere 54,761. This State is the only member state of FDRE wherethe majority of its population lives in urban area.

The ethnic composition in the State include, Oromo 52.3%, Amhara32.6%, Harari 7.1%, and Guragies 3.2%. Harari language is the official language of the State.

According to the 1994 census result the religious composition of the population of the State indicates that 60.3% were Muslims, 38.2% Orthodox Christian, 0.9% Protestants, 0.55%Catholics, and 0.1% followers of other religious groups.

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