Afar Regional Health Bureau

Afar region MapHealth Infrastructure: According to the 2012 (EFY) Health and Health Related Indicators published by FMoH, Afar has 7 Hospitals, 96 Health Centers and 338 Health Posts.

Capital City: Semera

Population: Based on 2012 (EFY) figures from the Central Statistical Agency (CSA) of Ethiopia, the Afar Region has an estimated total population of 1,945,801 Consisting of 832,650 male and 661,549 female. 86.6% of the population is estimated to be rural inhabitants, while 13.4% are urban dwellers (CSA 2017).
Area: An estimated area of 72,052.78 square kilometers, this region has an estimated density of 20.7 people per square kilometer.

Contact Information
Afar Regional Health Bureau
P.O. Box 26
Afar, Ethiopia
Telephone: +25133-6-661732
Fax: +25133-6-660623