Sodere is a spa town in central Ethiopia. Located approximately 25 kilometres south of Adama (or Nazret) and 120 kilometres southeast of Addis Ababa in the Misraq Shewa Zone of the Oromia Region, this town has a latitude and longitude of 8°24?N 39°23?Ewith an elevation of 1466 meters above sea level. It is one of five settlements in Adama woreda.
Sodere lies alongside the Awash River and features lush, shady vegetation. Vervet monkeys live on the resort grounds. Crocodiles and, less frequently, hippos may be seen in the nearby Awash River