SOCIO-ECONOMIC PROFILE OF FEDIS DISTRICT
Physical Characteristics:- ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† The district is located in the central part of East Harerge Administrative zone. It is bordered by Girawa, Harmoaya, Babile and Kurfachele districts, and Harari and Somali Regional States (fig. 5). Fedis has an area of about 2193.8 km2. Boko town is its administrative center. Physiographically, it is characterized by plains, plateaus, mountains, hills and valleys. Altitudinally, the district stretches between 500 and 2100 m.a.s.l. Rendo (1687m), Daleti Afeta (1300m) and Hakim Gara (2118m) are the major mountains. Erer river, and Ije Kersa, Ije Lola, Uchubi, Ije Dika and Ije Gohe streams as well as Gena, Wayu and Umare springs are found in the district. Climatically, the district is classified into woinadega (15%) and kola (85%) agro climatic zones. The major soil types of the district ate: Alfisols, Luvisols, Nitosols, Acrisols Vertisols, Vertic Fluvisols, Cambisols, Regosols and Regosols-Arensols, Lithosols, Rendiznas and Rankers. Juniperus, acacia woodland, riverien, shrub and bush, and man made forests are available in the district. Though protected forests and wildlife conservation area are unavailable, spotted hyena, baboon, duiker, elephant, lion and kudu are found in the district.