Harar
in Harari Region, Ethiopia

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
9.314 and 42.118 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 9° 18' 49" and E 42° 7' 5"
Currency and Currency Code:
Birr - ETB
Spoken languages:
Amharic, English, Oromo, Tigrinya, Somali
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 07:09 PM (Sunday)
Timezone: Africa/Addis_Ababa
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:03 am and 6:27 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-9.740 and -138.923 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Nahoe
References
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Current travel safety evaluation for Ethiopia in Eastern Africa

Safety Score: 2,9 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Ethiopia.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Ethiopia. Last Update: 2019-08-18 07:22:14

Delve into Harar

Harar in Harari Region with it's 90,218 habitants is located in Ethiopia about 231 mi (or 371 km) east of Addis Ababa, the country's capital town.

Current time in Harar is now 07:09 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Africa / Addis Ababa with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports close to Harar. The closest airport in Ethiopia is Aba Tenna Dejazmach Yilma International Airport in a distance of 28 mi (or 45 km), North-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Harar Jugol, the Fortified Historic Town in a distance of 1 mi (or 2 km), East.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Dire Dawa, Jijiga, Baki, Dikhil and Baligubadle. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 20°C / 68 °F

Morning Temperature 20°C / 68 °F
Evening Temperature 18°C / 65 °F
Night Temperature 16°C / 60 °F
Chance of rainfall 1%
Air Humidity 61%
Air Pressure 1007.9 hPa
Wind Speed Fresh Breeze with 14 km/h (9 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 40% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Monday, 19th of August 2019

22°C (72 °F)
17°C (63 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, clear sky.

Tuesday, 20th of August 2019

24°C (75 °F)
18°C (65 °F)
Moderate rain, calm, scattered clouds.

Wednesday, 21st of August 2019

23°C (74 °F)
18°C (64 °F)
Broken clouds, gentle breeze.

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Feeding hyenas in Ethiopia - Lonely Planet travel video

Published: December 13, 2010
Length: 16:09 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Lonely Planet

Lonely Planet travel writer Katharina Kane visits the desert outside the ancient city of Harar to see a man who has become famous for feeding hyenas by hand. Visit http://www.lonelyplanet.com/ethio...


Hyena and Dogs in Harar.wmv

Published: March 30, 2010
Length: 35:03 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: hararhyenas

Here's a hyena at Police Meda in Harar, Ethiopia.


The Hyena Man of Harar, Ethiopia

Published: June 26, 2011
Length: 42:33 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Jan Polatschek

The Hyena Man of Harar.


بين شلالات النيل وضباع الحبشة-رحال الخبر

Published: March 14, 2012
Length: 58:45 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: رحال الخبر- وائل الدغفق

رحال الخبر في زيارة للحبشة وبين شلالات نهر النيل الازرق في مدينة بحر دار إلى مخاواة الضباع في مدينة هرر ...


Hyena's man

Published: March 02, 2008
Length: 33:39 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: ovuigner

Hyena's man in Harar, Ethiopia.


Mr. Mola Melese elevator pitch

Published: June 22, 2012
Length: 48:02 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Claudio Acevedo Castillo

Mr. Mola Melese talks about his Ground Nut Trade Company in Harar and his expansion plans.


The hand that feeds

Published: November 13, 2013
Length: 56:19 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: UNL Photojournalism

By Kaylee Everly.


エチオピア・ハラルのハイエナ

Published: April 30, 2012
Length: 42:56 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: toyoishihara

エチオピアの世界遺産都市、ハラルの夜。町にハイエナがやってくる。


Wild Beasts Encounter - Feeding Hyenas in Ethiopia

Published: February 02, 2015
Length: 41:46 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: João Leitão

Read more at: http://www.joaoleitao.com/wildlife/feeding-hyenas-ethiopia/ Clank! That was the sound of Africa's second strongest bite in close contact with my ear. For a quick moment, it actually...


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Ejersa Goro

Ejersa Goro is a town in eastern Ethiopia. Located outside the city of Harar in the Misraq Hararghe Zone of the Oromia Region, it has a latitude and longitude of {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:9|29|N|42|14|E|region:ET-OR_type:city(3104)|| |primary |name= }} and an elevation of 2780 meters above sea level. It is the administrative center of Jarso woreda.

Located at 9.48333, 42.2333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 14 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in the Oromia Region

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.

Located at 9.31111, 42.1278 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Harari Region, Holy cities, Adal Sultanate, 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.

Located at 9.31099, 42.1238 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Harari Region, Regions of Ethiopia

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.

Located at 9.425, 42.0333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Universities and colleges in Ethiopia, Dire Dawa, Educational institutions established in 1954, 1954 establishments 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.

Located at 9.31667, 42.1167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Ethiopia, Harari Region

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.

Located at 9.41667, 42 (Lat. / Lng.), about 11 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Oromia Region, Woredas of Ethiopia

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.

Located at 9.41667, 42.1667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
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.

Located at 9.25, 42.25 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Oromia Region, Woredas of Ethiopia

Alemaya

Alemaya (also transliterated Alem Maya; Oromo: Haramaya) is a town in east-central Ethiopia. Located in the Misraq Hararghe Zone of the Oromia Region, the town has a latitude and longitude of {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:9|24|N|42|01|E|region:ET-OR_type:city(15317)|| |primary |name= }} with an elevation of 2047 meters above sea level. Alemaya is 10km west of Harar, on the road to Dire Dawa.

Located at 9.4, 42.0167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in the Oromia Region


This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Hārar, Harrar, Kharer, Hārer, Harar, ሐረር, هرر, Горад Харэр, Χαράρ, Harar Jugol, Harer, הרר, हरार, ハラール, ჰარარი, 하라르, Hararas, ਹਾਰਰ, Харэр, Харар, Харер, ہرار, 哈勒尔