Aura (woreda)


Aura (woreda)

Aura is one of the 29 woredas in the Afar Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Administrative Zone 4, Aura is bordered on the southwest by Ewa, on the west by Gulina, on the north by Teru, and on the east by Administrative Zone 1. The largest settlement in Aura is Derayitu.

Based on figures published by the Central Statistical Agency in 2005, this woreda has an estimated total population of 22,917, of whom 10,717 were males and 12,200 were females; 229 or 1.00% of its population are urban dwellers, which is less than the Zone average of 1.6%. Information is not available for the area of Aura, so its density cannot be calculated. [ [http://www.csa.gov.et/text_files/2005_national_statistics.htm CSA 2005 National Statistics] , Tables B.3 and B.4. Rural population numbers are believed to be underreported for this woreda.]

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