Kercha

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Kercha is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. It was part of former Hagere Mariam woreda. It is part of the Guji Zone.

Demographics[edit]

The 2007 national census reported a total population for this woreda of 227,362, of whom 113,882 were men and 113,480 were women; 9,884 or 4.35% of its population were urban dwellers. The majority of the inhabitants said they were Protestant, with 58.37% of the population reporting they observed this belief, while 12.85% of the population practiced traditional beliefs, 4.95% practised Ethiopian Orthodox Christianity, 3.18% were Muslim, and 2.35% were Catholic.[1]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ 2007 Population and Housing Census of Ethiopia: Results for Oromia Region, Vol. 1 Archived 2011-11-13 at the Wayback Machine., Tables 2.1, 2.5, 3.4 (accessed 13 January 2012)