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The Regional State of Afar consists of 5 administrative zones, 32 Woredas and 28 towns.  Afar is the origin of human species, where a 4.4 million years old humanoid is recently discovered.

CAPITAL CITY

The capital city of the state of Afar is semera

LOCATION

Afar is located in the north eastern part of Ethiopia.it has a latitude and longitude of 39 14 & 42 28N and 8 49&14 30 East.

AREA

The State of Afar has got an estimated area of 96,256 square kilometers.

POPULATION

The total population of the region is estimated 1411902 and 86.6%of the population lives in the rural areas.

Regardig religion 96% of the population are Muslim, 3.86% Orthodox Christians, 0.43%Protestants, 0.09% Catholics and others constitute 0.02%.

The Afarigna language is predominantly (90.8%) spoken in the region. It is also the working language of the state. Other major languages spoken in the state includes Amharic 6.68%, Tigrigna 0.74%, Oromifa 0.68%, Argobigna 0.4% and Wolaitigna 0.26%.

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