Arada Sub City Arada Sub City

Arada Sub-city Administration

Arada Sub CityArea: 9.9

Population: 225,999

Male: 105,963

Female: 120,036

Population density per sq. m: 22,805.1

No. of Weredas: 10

Location: 4 Kilo, In front of Menilik II Preparatory  School

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.


The National Museum of Ethiopia,   The Zoological Natural History Museum, The Ethiopian National Postal Museum, Saint George Cathedral Museum, The Trinity  Cathedral Museum


The Equestrian  Statue of Emperor Minilik II , Freedom Monument, The Monument of Martyrs, Statue of His Holiness Abune  Petros, Sebastopol  Canon of Emperor Theodros

Theatre Halls

Hager Fikir Theatre, Addis Ababa Theatre and Culture Hall

Renown Hotels

Itege Taitu Hotel, Sheraton Addis, Harambe Hotel, Hotel Soramba, Addis View Hotel Age old   Churches and Mosques Mekane Sillasie Bealwold, Genete Tsige Kidus Giyorgis Church