Bole Medhanealem

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Bole Medhanealem
District of Addis Ababa
Bole (red) within Addis Ababa
Bole (red) within Addis Ababa
Bole Medhanealem is located in Ethiopia
Bole Medhanealem
Bole Medhanealem
Location in Ethiopia
Coordinates: 9°0′8.64″N 38°47′59.64″E / 9.0024000°N 38.7999000°E / 9.0024000; 38.7999000Coordinates: 9°0′8.64″N 38°47′59.64″E / 9.0024000°N 38.7999000°E / 9.0024000; 38.7999000
Country  Ethiopia
City Addis Ababa
 • Total 122.08 km2 (47.14 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 328,900[1]
Time zone East Africa Time (UTC+3)
Area code(s) (+251) 11

Bole Medhanealem, or simply Bole (Amharic: ቦሌ?), is one of the 10 subcities of Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia, so named after the Medhanealem (Saviour of the World) Cathedral there.[2] As of 2011 its population was of 328,900.[1]


The district is located in the southeastern suburb of the city. It borders with the districts of Yeka, Kirkos, Nifas Silk-Lafto and Akaky Kaliti.

 Bole Sub-City Administration
 Area : 122.08
 Population : 328,900
      Male : 154,542
      Female : 174,358
 Population density per sq. m: 2,694.1
 No. of Weredas : 14
Prominent Institutions
      Bole International Airport
Renown Hotels
     Imperial Hotel
     Hotel de Leopol
     Dreamliner Hotel
     Damu Hotel
     Harmony Hotel
     Panorama Hotel
     Kaleb Hotel
     KZ Hotel
Entertainment centers
     Edna Mall
     Matti Cinema
     Alem Cinema

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d "Bole". City Government of Addis Ababa.
  2. ^ "Areas in Addis Ababa". Wanted in Africa. Retrieved 6 October 2013. 

External links[edit]

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