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Kersa is a district in the East Hararghe Zone in the eastern part of the Oromia Region of Ethiopia, near Harar and Dire Dawa.


kersa hararge oromia regional gov't was established around 1883 EC.the age of kersa is 125year in 2016 year..the ancient name of kersa/qarsaa is bishaan hadheessa near kersa town 1km around far from city.bishaan hadheessa is found between two mountain of gaara koora.ancient time people lived this area in cave it build house in the stone. There are three city in kersa woreda Lange,Water and kersa town itself. The name of kersa derived from Afaan Oromo word Qarsaa it means many meanings 1.Qarsaa/kersa means the name of sharp stone dhaka Qarsaa appeared in these areas and in mid eighteen century when emperor Minilik of Ethiopia fight at battle of Chelenko with Oromon people the oromo people use dhaka qarsaa to sharp the metal in qarsaa to prepare for war 2.Qarsaa/kersa means Laga Qarsaa the Lake transfer water or kersa bridge in bourder of kersa and Gobelle zone separation. 3. other ideas says when we count the grandparents of some name of father Qarsaa is appearing.4 example Boru Qarsaa, Odaa Qarsaa, Usmaan Qarsee and Qarsaa goota is the old man live in kersa before eighteen century so the name of kersa is like this when we talk 5 Langey city the name of Lange city is before mid eighteen century Hara Yaabata it means Lake Travel or Lake Yabaata when we see Lange or Langey in mid eighteen century The Harari people king Amir Abdullahi and Oromo people when fight together our enemy Emperor Minilik of Ethiopia in battle of Chelenko when it travel to battle it sees the lake Yaabata and says Lan-gey Lan means Water and Gey means Town in Harari language so the name of Langey is derived from Harari Language water city or In Afaan Oromo lake Yaabata.

Watar means the English word Water when you go to water the land is covered by water and one foreigners to The land owner Abrahim Hamid Ibro to visit him come to see water and says water and others idea says Water town name is Afaan Oromo word Durdubbe and other name is Dirribayye...When we see kersa town there are 3 masjid and one ortodox church...One mosque was built by Oromo Muslims and Arabs in the mid 16th century and the second mosque was established by Ixaly engineer and Oromo people in the 19th century.

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kersa is comfortable for farm landing and animal castrol..there is enough drinking water and for's good for security and any one who wants to invest and building factory and ground house its open for all investor.

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wow its amazing names of the tribe of Afraan Qallo of Oromo tribes in the city of East ganda boru qilixe of an Nunu and ganda kura of an Kura ,in West ganda mahamad yusuf or boru Abdii of Arojjii, in North East ganda boru qarsaa of an kura,in North west ganda boru shora and ganda boru bonja.


  • Masjid Awjimjim, a 400 year old mosque in the village of Awjimjim.

On Kamona Mountain there is a huge natural sharp stone.

Film industry mountain that today bollywood actors came from Germany and south Africa is found in Kersa village Ganda Mahamad Yusuf Boru Abdi Galmo area, the first place in Kersa where people lived in ancient times...the Sharpe stone naturally parallels amazing stone which people live ancient time in this cave like house my 5th grand father Galmo boru live in this area.this area is deposit of willemite and cassiterite mineral found un derground of near china clay behind 50 meter.there was ancient people material use for life to live is found in this mountain of this area it needs research deeply...



Qarsaa/Kersa is best investment place found in qarsaa Raree Qarsaa here there is onion whole seller potato, Tomato whole seller investor found in visit those who need to buy these fruit. There is two invester invest in kersa city more than two million birry.





Kersa city is building great minara building in masjid so those who want to help sawaba help Madraasatul Rahama Islam public school in qarsaa city for more information visit Facebook page kersa harerge oromia If you need learn Islamicworld of Islam sheek Ahmad watar is the great sheek of Ethiopia is birth city of this great sheek of East Africa. and Elemo Qilxuu the first Oromo who stablished the Oromo freedom Liberation front was birth this city village of Lange Bululo the birth place of Elemo Qilxuu famoust Oromo man.

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