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Arada is one of the 10 subcities of Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia. As of 2011 its population was of 225,999.[1]

Arada
District of Addis Ababa
Arada (red) within Addis Ababa
Arada (red) within Addis Ababa
Arada is located in Ethiopia
Arada
Arada
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
CityAddis Ababa
Area
 • Total9.91 km2 (3.83 sq mi)
 [1]
Population
(2011)
 • Total225,999[1]
Time zoneUTC+3 (East Africa Time)
Area code(s)(+251) 11

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GeographyEdit

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.

Main sightsEdit

Arada is known as the center of the old and the new generation artistic, social and urban life style. Its main sights include St. George's Cathedral, the great Menelik II Square, the Hager Fikir Theatre, the Taitu Hotel, Charles de Gaulle Square and many other historical areas and structures.

EducationEdit

Istituto Statale Italiano Omnicomprensivo di Addis Abeba, an international school operated by the Italian government, is in Arada.[2]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "Arada Archived January 11, 2013, at the Wayback Machine". City Government of Addis Ababa.
  2. ^ "Dove siamo" (Archive). Istituto Statale Italiano Omnicomprensivo di Addis Abeba. Retrieved on October 19, 2015.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Districts of Addis Ababa at Wikimedia Commons

  • Google. "Arada" (Map). Google Maps. Google.