Arada is one of the 10 sub cities of Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia. As of 2011 its population was of 225,999.
The district is located in the northern area of the city, nearby the center. It borders with the districts of Gullele, Yeka, Kirkos, Lideta and Addis Ketema.
Some of the neighborhoods include:
- Arat killo
- Amist Killo
- Sidist Killo
- Unity Park