Anchar

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Anchar is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. It is part of the Mirab Hararghe Zone. It was separated from Guba Koricha woreda.

Demographics[edit]

The 2007 national census reported a total population for this woreda of 81,646, of whom 42,030 were men and 39,616 were women; 6,491 or 7.95% of its population were urban dwellers. The majority of the inhabitants said they were Muslim, with 72.12% of the population reporting they observed this belief, while 15.58% of the population practiced Ethiopian Orthodox Christianity and 2.9% were Catholics.[1]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ 2007 Population and Housing Census of Ethiopia: Results for Oromia Region, Vol. 1 Archived November 13, 2011, at the Wayback Machine., Tables 2.1, 2.5, 3.4 (accessed 13 January 2012)