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Ethiopia - Quickfacts


  • Suri children at a ceremony
  • Wearing traditional orange clothes
  • Traditional village house in misty mountains
  • Statue of Jesus Christ overlooking Bole Medhane Alem Church in Addis Ababa
  • Blue Nile Falls in Ethiopia
Area: 1,104,300 km2
426,371 sq mi
Capital: Addis Ababa
Country Code: +251
Country Population: 96,633,458
Currency: Birr (ETB)
Drives on the: Right
Ethnic Groups:  34.5% Oromo, 26.9% Amhara, 6.2% Somali, 6.1% Tigray, 4.0% Sidama, 2.5% Gurage, 2.3% Welayta, 1.7% Hadiya, 1.7% Afar, 1.5% Gamo, 1.3% Gedeo, 11.3% others
Flag: Ethiopia Flag
Location:  Located in the Horn of Africa. It is bordered by Eritrea to the north and northeast, Djibouti and Somalia to the east, Sudan and South Sudan to the west, and Kenya to the south.
Official Language(s): Amharic
Religion: Christianity: 62.8% (43.5% Ethiopian Orthodox, 19.3% other denominations)
Muslim: 33.9%
Practitioners of traditional faiths: 2.6%
Other religions: 0.6%
Time Zone: UTC+3

 


 


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