GEWANE (WOREDA)




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Gewane (woreda)


Gewane is one of the woredas in the Afar Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Administrative Zone 3, Gewane is bordered on the south by Amibara, on the west by Bure Mudaytu and Administrative Zone 5, on the north by the Administrative Zone 1, and on the east by the Somali Region; the Awash River defines parts of the boundary with Administrative Zone 5. The administrative centre is Gewane; other towns in Gewane include Meteka.

The highest point in this woreda is Australopithecus.


Gewane (woreda) Demographics


Based on the 2007 Census conducted by the Central Statistical Agency of Ethiopia (CSA), this woreda has a total population of 31,318, of whom 17,171 are men and 14,147 women; with an area of 967.85 square km, Gewane has a population density of 32.36. While 5,986 or 19.11% are urban inhabitants, a further 1,280 or 4.09% are pastoralists. A total of 6,191 households were counted in this woreda, which results in an average of 5.1 persons to a household, and 6,708 housing units. 92.87% of the population said they were Muslim, and 6.42% were Orthodox Christians.[4]


Gewane (woreda) Notes


  1. ^ "Afar Pastoralists Face Consequences of Poor Rains" UNDP Emergencies Unit for Ethiopia report, dated May 2000 (accessed 29 December 2008)
  2. ^ Hailu Ejara Kene, Baseline Survey of 55 Weredas of PCDP Phase II, Part I (Addis Ababa: August 2008), Annexes 16, 17
  3. ^ Current Exploration and Mining, Geological Survey of Ethiopia Web Page (accessed 26 January 2009)
  4. ^ Census 2007 Tables: Afar Region, Tables 2.1, 2.4, 2.5, 3.1, 3.2 and 3.4.

Coordinates: 10°30′N 40°45′E / 10.500°N 40.750°E / 10.500; 40.750



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