Information on the town of Harar, including a map with pictures of important buildings [ETH23560.E]

Current information on the above-mentioned topic could not be found among the sources consulted by the DIRB.

Please find attached two articles which give a brief description of the town of Harar.

This Response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the DIRB within time constraints. This Response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim to refugee status or asylum. Please find below the list of sources consulted in researching this Information Request.


La Grande Encyclopaedia du Monde 1989. Vol. 10. Edition Atlas Canada Limitée. Montréal-Nord, p. 4491-92.

The New Encyclopaedia Britannica. 1989. 15 th ed. Vol. 5. Edited by Philip W. Goetz. Chicago. Encyclopaedia britanica, p. 704.

Sources Consulted

Atlas Géopolitique du Moyen Orient et du Monde Arabe. Philippe Lemarchand et al. Le croissant des crises.

East Africa Handbook 1995. 1996.

Gazetteer of Ethiopia. 1992. Washington, DC: Defence Mapping Agency.

Guide to Ethiopia. 1995.

World Atlas and Gazetteer. Hammond Incorporated. Printed in USA.

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Oral sources