The fortified historic town of Harar is located in the eastern part of Ethiopia, 525 km from the capital of Addis Ababa, on a plateau with deep gorges surrounded by deserts and savannah. The walls surrounding this sacred city, considered “the fourth holy city” of Islam, were built between the 13th and 16th centuries and served as a protective barrier. There were five historic gates, which corresponded to the main roads to the town and also served to divide the city into five neighbourhoods, but this division is not functional anymore. The Harar gate, from where the main streets lead to the centre, is of recent construction.....

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Continent  : Africa
Country    : Ethiopia
Region     : Harari
City.        : Harar
Latititude : 42.1227° E
Longitude: 93.126° N
Elevation : 1901. 94 m
                 6239.96 '
Climate  :  Subtropical

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COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS

1) Brunch for the Washington DC Vicinity Harari Community :

     March 26, 10:00 Am - 2 Pm

     Harari Cousin : Faxeera ,

     Harees, and more

     6120 Manchester Lakes Drive

     Alexandia, VA 22310

     


2) Harari Communities In Toronto Are Invited To attend Member's meeting on March 11 at Harari Heritage Center.

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Links

  • Atlanta Harari Community
  • DC Harari Community
  • Texas Harari Community
  • Atlanta Harari Community 
  • Harari Heritage Center

 

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