2 Geographical Setting
The city’s geographical/astronomical/ location is 80451- 80471 North latitudes and 380561-390 longitude and covers about 20,574 hectares of area. It is found in Oromia Region, EastShewa zone of Ada’aWereda. It is situated at a distance of 47 km south East of Addis Ababa, and 52 Km from Adama. The city is bordered with kebeles such as YererSelassie in the North,with Ude and GicheGarababoin the south, in East with Hidi and Dembalo; in the West with Dire town peasant association andin North West with Dukam Town Administration.