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Demography:

According to the result of Housing and Population Census of May, 2008, The Hawassa city administration has a Population of 259.803 people, out of which 133,637 are male and 126,166 are female out of the total number of the Population of the administration 159,013 people live in urban area, while the remaining 100.790 peoples are live in the rural area of the administration. The annual population growth rate of the city administration is about 4.02 /4.8 in urban and 2.8 in the rural/

Climate:

Station

Year

Mean annual Temp.(°C)

Annual RF(mm)

 

Hawassa

1999

20.4

1218.0

2000

20.0

798.0

2001

20.5

783.3

 

Geography:

Hawassa is located in the southern nation’s nationalities and peoples Region on the shores of Lake Hawassa in the Great Rift Valley; 273 km south of Addis Ababa via Debre Zeit and 1125 km north of Nairobi.
Hawassa is served as the Capital of the southern Nations Nationalities & peoples Region and the Sidama zone. The city lays on the Trans-African High Way 4 an international road that starched from Cairo (Egypt) to Cape Town (S.Africa). Geographically the City lays between 703’ latitude North and 380 28‘longitudes east.
Hawassa city is bounded by Lake Hawassa in the West, Oromia Region in the North, Wendogenet woreda in the East and Shebedino woreda in the south.The city has total area of  157.2 sq.km Deviated in to Eight(8) sub cities and Each sub cities divided in to 32 Kebeles, These Eight sub cities are Hayek Dare, Menehariya, Tabore, Misrak, Bahile Adarash ,Addis Ketema, Hawela Tula and Mehal sub city.

Education :

In Hawassa town totally there are about 147 schools, out of this:

                  • 51 were kindergarten (All are non-governmental)
  • 45 were grade 1-4, in which 24 are governmental and the rest 21 are non-governmental schools.
  • 36 were grade 5-8, in which 15 are governmental and the rest 21 are non-governmental schools.
  • 8 were grade 9-10, out of this 4 governmental and the rest 4 non-governmental schools.
  • 7 are grade 11-12; in which only 1 is governmental and the rest 6 are non-governmental schools.

Health:

 

Year

 

Governmental health center

 

Non -Governmental health center

 

Drug Stores

Diagnostic Laboratory

Pharmacy

NGO
Clinics

 

Hospitals

Health
Centers

Clinics

Health
Posts

Hospitals

Health
centers

Clinics

Health
Posts

Drug Stores

R/Drug
Vender

 

 

 

 

1999

 

1

 

2

 

-

 

12

 

1

 

1

 

11

 

 

10

 

8

 

 

10

 

11

 

2000

 

1

 

3

 

5

 

12

 

3

 

1

 

48

 

-

 

16

 

10

 

11

 

16

 

11

 

2001

 

1

 

3

 

5

 

12

 

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

10

 

12

 

 

 

 

Health service centers in Hawassa city administration (1999-2001E.C)

 

 

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