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. Formerly, Akaky Kaliti was known as Woreda 26.
District of Addis Ababa
Akaky Kaliti (red) within Addis Ababa
|• Total||118.08 km2 (45.59 sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+3 (East Africa Time)|
|Area code(s)||(+251) 11|
Many industries are found in this sub-city of Addis Ababa.
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.
- Kaliti Prison, a notorious prison where many journalists are held