Lasarat

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Lasarat
Lasarat is located in Ethiopia
Lasarat
Lasarat
Location in Ethiopia
Coordinates: 10°39′N 42°27′E / 10.650°N 42.450°E / 10.650; 42.450
Country Flag of Ethiopia.svg Ethiopia
Region Somali
Zone Shinile
Elevation 741 m (2,431 ft)
Population (2005)
 • Total 2,269

Lasarat (also known as Laso Harrad) is a town in eastern Ethiopia. Located in the Shinile Zone of the Somali Region, this town has a latitude and longitude of 10°40′N 42°27′E / 10.667°N 42.450°E / 10.667; 42.450Coordinates: 10°40′N 42°27′E / 10.667°N 42.450°E / 10.667; 42.450 with an elevation between 740 and 817 meters above sea level.

Lasarat is served by a station on the Addis Ababa - Djibouti Railway.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2005, the population of Lasarat has been estimated to be 2,269. The city inhabitants belong to various mainly Afro-Asiatic-speaking ethnic groups, with the Issa Somali predominant.

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