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Harar in the region of Harari Region with it's 90,218 inhabitants is a town in Ethiopia - some 231 mi (or 372 km) East of Addis Ababa, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Harar is now 02:50 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named "Africa / Addis Ababa" with an UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Hargeysa, Lahij, Djibouti, Dikhil, Ali Sabih or Baki. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Sigicha, Sigicha, Mederu, Mederu, K'umash and Abonyo. We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.




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Visiting the City Museum in Harar Ethio...

01:55 min ( December 13, 2010 by LonelyPlanet)
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Visit www.lonelyplanet.com for more information about Ethiopia. Lonely Planet author Katharina Kane travels to the ancient city of Harar to meet a man who has dedicated his life to collecting and pres...

Harar

00:28 min ( March 03, 2008 by ovuigner)
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Dressing up for Hadra in Harar Ethiopia...

01:30 min ( December 13, 2010 by LonelyPlanet)
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Visit www.lonelyplanet.com for more information about Ethiopia. Lonely Planet Travel writer Katharina Kane is invited to attend a mystical Islamic trance vigil known as a Hadra ceremony during her vis...

Ethiopia : Harar 2012 market 1

03:20 min ( February 29, 2012 by OOOTravelReserchOOO)
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Interesting facts about this location

Harar

Harar (var. Gey, Hārer, Harer), commonly known as Gey and titled "the city of saints" ("madinat al-awilya"), is an eastern city of Ethiopia, formerly the capital of Harergey and now the capital of the modern Harari ethno-political division (or kilil) of Ethiopia. The city is located on a hilltop, in the eastern extension of the Ethiopian highlands about five hundred kilometers from Addis Ababa with an elevation of 1,885 meters.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 9.31, 42.13 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Adal Sultanate, Harari Region, Holy cities, Populated places in the Harari Region, World Heritage Sites in Ethiopia

Harari Region

Harari or officially, Harari People's National Regional State is one of the nine ethnic divisions of Ethiopia, covering the homeland of the Harari people. Formerly named Region 13, its capital is Harar.

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Located at 9.31, 42.13 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Harari Region, Regions of Ethiopia

Harrar Bira Stadium

Harrar Bira Stadium is a multi-use stadium in Harar, Ethiopia. It is mostly used for football matches and serves as the home stadium of Harrar Beer Botling FC. The stadium has a capacity of 5,000 people.

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Located at 9.31, 42.13 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Football venues in Ethiopia, Harari Region

Haramaya University

Haramaya University (formerly known as Alemaya University) is one of the oldest universities in Ethiopia. It is located 5 km from city Alemaya, a town in the Misraq Hararghe Zone, about 17 kilometers from the city of Harar and 40 kilometers from Dire Dawa. The university was founded with the help of Oklahoma State University (OSU), accepting its first students in 1954, and the new campus was opened in January 1958 by Emperor Haile Selassie.

More reading: Haramaya University homepage
Located at 9.31, 42.13 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:1954 establishments in Ethiopia, Dire Dawa, Educational institutions established in 1954, Universities and colleges in Ethiopia

Kombolcha (woreda)

Kombolcha is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Misraq (East) Hararghe Zone, Kombolcha is bordered on the south by the Harari Region, on the southwest by Haro Maya, on the northwest by Dire Dawa, on the north by the Somali Region, and on the east by Jarso. The administrative center of the woreda is Melka Rafu.

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Located at 9.31, 42.13 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:Oromia Region, Woredas of Ethiopia