Amuru (woreda)

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Amuru is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. It was part of former Amuru Jarte woreda. It is part of the Horo Gudru Welega Zone. The administrative center is Obora.


The 2007 national census reported a total population for this woreda of 52,633, of whom 26,143 were men and 26,490 were women; 4,892 or 9.3% of its population were urban dwellers. The majority of the inhabitants observed Ethiopian Orthodox Christianity, with 41.77% reporting that as their religion, while 38.53% were Protestants, 14.8% were Moslem, and 4.35% observed traditional beliefs.[1]