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Provinces of Ethiopia prior to 1995.

Hararghe (Amharic: ሐረርጌ?; Harari: Harargey, Oromo: Harargee, Somali: Xararge) was a province in the eastern part of Ethiopia, with its capital in Harar. Including Ethiopia's part of the Ogaden, Haraghe was bounded on the south by Sidamo, southwest by Arsi, west by Shewa, northwest by Wollo, northeast by French Somaliland, and on the east by Somalia.

Hararghe came into existence as a result of Proclamation 1943/1, which created 12 taklai ghizats from the existing 42 provinces of varying sizes.[1] A comparison of the two maps in Margary Perham, The Government of Ethiopia shows that Hararghe was created by combining the Aussa Sultanate, the lands of the Issa, and the Ogaden, with the 1935 provinces of Chercher and Harar.[2] In 1960, the province south of the Shebelle River was made into its own province, Bale.[3] With the adoption of the new constitution in 1995, Hararghe was divided between the Oromia, Harari, Afar and Somali Regions, forming a large part of the latter.


  1. ^ Bereket Habte Selassie, "Constitutional Development in Ethiopia", Journal of African Law, 10 (1966), p. 79.
  2. ^ Perham, The Government of Ethiopia, second edition (London: Faber and Faber, 1969), maps 1 and 2
  3. ^ Paul B. Henze, Layers of Time, A History of Ethiopia (New York: Palgrave, 2000), p. 238

Coordinates: 8°N 43°E / 8°N 43°E / 8; 43

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The Catholic Register
Sun, 20 Sep 2015 08:08:58 -0700

They asked whether the East Hararghe Catholic Social Development Organization could cap the wells and provide either pumps or a motorized system for drawing the water in buckets. Drawing water by rope from 50 metres down has left their hands cut and ...
The Catholic Register
Sat, 19 Sep 2015 09:10:43 -0700

Development experts from the Hararghe Catholic Secretariat have lured him with the most precious resource in Ethiopia's vast Somali province — water. With the help of the Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace, the Ethiopian Church ...
Tue, 22 Sep 2015 10:48:45 -0700

The Chief also pointed out that 105 hectares of land destroyed by rain shortages, in west and east Hararghe, have been replaced by supplementary irrigation. Fekadu also said that the government has been working closely and persistently on the issue ...

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American Spectator
Thu, 06 Aug 2015 01:03:45 -0700

Knight had no idea how prescient he was: as if on cue, in early 1986 came the first reports of a brutal campaign of relocation and collectivization against relatively prosperous Oromo peasants in the Hararghe region east of Addis Ababa. I was reminded ...
Mon, 10 Aug 2015 00:18:45 -0700

Thus, ploughing and planting area coverage were down to 93.5pc and 39.5pc, respectively, in North and South Wello and North Shewa zones of Amhara region and an average of 82.4pc and 41.3pc in Arsi, West Arsi, Guji, Borena East and West Hararghe ...
Mon, 07 Sep 2015 05:45:00 -0700

From there I was promoted to serve in Hararghe regional health department where I worked for one year as a program integrating office; responsible for coordinating the integration of key public health vertical programs such as tuberculosis, leprosy ...
Wed, 03 Jun 2015 14:00:00 -0700

The contents focus on outlines of geological history and volcanic activity, distribution of thermal springs, geological classification, qualities of thermal waters, Ambo thermal springs, tepid springs in the west of Ambo, Errer hot springs in Hararghe ...
Wed, 22 Jul 2015 06:41:15 -0700

We have two field Gene banks for crops in Choche, near the town of Agaro, and in Hararghe. We have also established 21 community gene banks in different agroecologies of the country to ensure on-farm conservation of farmers varieties. Because we ...

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