Arada (Addis Ababa)

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District of Addis Ababa
Arada (red) within Addis Ababa
Arada (red) within Addis Ababa
Arada is located in Ethiopia
Location in Ethiopia
Coordinates: 9°2′9.6″N 38°45′8.28″E / 9.036000°N 38.7523000°E / 9.036000; 38.7523000Coordinates: 9°2′9.6″N 38°45′8.28″E / 9.036000°N 38.7523000°E / 9.036000; 38.7523000
Country  Ethiopia
City Addis Ababa
 • Total 9.91 km2 (3.83 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 225,999[1]
Time zone East Africa Time (UTC+3)
Area code(s) (+251) 11

Arada is one of the 10 subcities of Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia. As of 2011 its population was of 225,999,
Arada is also known as the center of the old and the new generation artistic,social and urban life style,

the well known, more than 100 years old St George church, the great historical king of the country Minilek ll square, the nation's first theater hall,HAGER FIKIR THEATRE,the nation's number one Hotel "TAITU HOTEL", Charles degol square and many other historical and beautiful spots of the city are also found in this subcity.


The district is located in the northern area of the city, nearby the centre. It borders with the districts of Gullele, Yeka, Kirkos, Lideta and Addis Ketema.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d "Arada". City Government of Addis Ababa.

External links[edit]

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