Addis Ketema Sub-city Addis Ketema Sub-city

Addis Ketema Sub-city Administration

Addis Ketema Subcity on MapArea : 7.41 sq.km

Population : 271,644

Male : 132,825

Female : 138,819

Population density per sq. m: 36,659.1

No. of Weredas : 10

Location: Mesalemya area


Powers and functions of the sub-city

The sub-city shall:

  • Carry out municipal functions within the bounds of the physical space located for it in accordance with the principle of decentralization and in conjunction with the center of the city.
  • Administer the Weredas under its jurisdiction
  • Ensures the observance of law and order

The Sub-City Council Being accountable to the sub-city residents and the City Council, the sub-city council shall:-

  1. Endorse the sub-city's socio-economic development as well as municipal services plans.
  2. elect  the Speaker , Deputy Speaker and Secretary of the Council from council members of the sub-  city.
  3. elect the Chief Executive and Deputy Chief Executive of the sub-city from council members   appointed by the political party with the majority of seats.
  4. endorse the appointment of the sub-city's standing committee members nominated by the Chief Executive of the sub-city.
  5. reallocates budget which has been allocated to it by the City Council.
  6. establishes  committees of the sub-city council.
  7. receives from the Chief Executive of the sub-city and endorse annual and periodic reports.
  8. issues directive by which  the activities of the sub-city council would  be led.
  • Mercato Open Market
  • Theatre Halls
  • Ras Theatre
  • Age old Churches and Mosques
  • Debre Gelila Amanuel Church,  Anwar Mosque