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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.


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]


  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)