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Akaky Kaliti, also spelled Akaki Kality, is one of the 10 subcities of Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia. As of 2011 its population was of 195,273.[1] Formerly, Akaky Kaliti was known as Woreda 26.

Akaky Kaliti
District of Addis Ababa
Akaky Kaliti (red) within Addis Ababa
Akaky Kaliti (red) within Addis Ababa
Akaky Kaliti is located in Ethiopia
Akaky Kaliti
Akaky Kaliti
Location in Ethiopia
Coordinates: 8°53′40.92″N 38°46′23.52″E / 8.8947000°N 38.7732000°E / 8.8947000; 38.7732000Coordinates: 8°53′40.92″N 38°46′23.52″E / 8.8947000°N 38.7732000°E / 8.8947000; 38.7732000
Country Ethiopia
CityAddis Ababa
Area
 • Total118.08 km2 (45.59 sq mi)
 [1]
Population
 (2011)
 • Total195,273[1]
Time zoneUTC+3 (East Africa Time)
Area code(s)(+251) 11

Many industries are found in this sub-city of Addis Ababa.

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GeographyEdit

The district is the southernmost suburb of the city and borders with the districts of Nifas Silk-Lafto and Bole. Driving further East (pass the toll highway at Tulu Deemtu), you will enter the Oromia Special Zone Surrounding Finfinne. Once you leave the city of Addis Ababa borders, the first town you will come across will be Debre-Gelan, and further East will be the town of Dukem.

Notable placesEdit

  • Kaliti Prison, a notorious prison where many journalists are held

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "Akaky Kaliti Archived 2013-10-16 at the Wayback Machine". City Government of Addis Ababa.

External linksEdit

  •   Media related to Districts of Addis Ababa at Wikimedia Commons
  • Google. "Akaky Kaliti" (Map). Google Maps. Google.