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Explore Harar in Ethiopia

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

Interactive map of Harar

Current time in Harar is now 01:47 AM (Wednesday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Addis Ababa " with a 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, and Ali Sabih. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Hargeysa . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Harar ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

Feeding hyenas in Ethiopia - Lonely Planet travel video

1:28 min by LonelyPlanet
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Visit www.lonelyplanet.com to find out more about Ethiopia. Lonely Planet travel writer Katharina Kane visits the desert outside the ancient city of Harar to see a man who has become famous for feedin ..

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Hyena feeding in Harar, Ethiopia

2:08 min by kurtstubin
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Hyenas are traditionally fed each night in Harar, Ethiopia, to keep their friendly relationship with the population. I had read about the practise on a Swedish travel sight, and as I was going by car ..

Dressing up for Hadra in Harar, Ethiopia - Lonely Planet travel video

1:30 min 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 ..


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Interesting facts about this location

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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 9.31 42.12 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Harari Region, Regions of Ethiopia

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.

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Located at 9.31 42.13 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Adal Sultanate, Harari Region, Holy cities, Populated places in the Harari Region, World Heritage Sites in 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 9.32 42.12 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Football venues in Ethiopia, Harari Region

Jarso (Hararge)

For the woreda in the Mirab Welega Zone, see Jarso (Welega). Jarso is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Misraq (East) Hararghe Zone, Jarso is bordered on the south by the Harari Region, on the west by Kombolcha, on the north by the city of Dire Dawa, on the east by the Somali Region, and on the southeast by Gursum. The administrative center of this woreda is Ejersa Goro.

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Located at 9.42 42.17 (Lat./Long.); Less than 13 km away
Tags: Oromia Region, Woredas of Ethiopia

Gursum, Oromia (woreda)

For the woreda in the Somali Region, see Gursum, Somali (woreda). Gursum is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Misraq (East) Hararghe Zone, Gursum is bordered on the south by Babille, on the west by the Harari Region, on the north by Jarso, and on the east by the Somali Region. The administrative center of the woreda is Fugnan Bira.

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Located at 9.25 42.25 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km away
Tags: Oromia Region, Woredas of Ethiopia

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Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Harar