Ethiopia

Ethiopia

Capital – Addis Ababa
Population - 78,254,000
Area - 1,127,127 km²
Density - 69.43 / km²
Currency - ETB
Official language – Amharic
The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, is a landlocked country located in the Horn of Africa. Ethiopia is bordered by Eritrea, Djibouti, Somalia, Sudan and Kenya. The natural beauty of Ethiopia amazes the first-time visitor. Ethiopia is a land of rugged mountains broad savannah, lakes and rivers. The unique Rift Valley is a remarkable region of volcanic lakes, with their famous collections of birdlife, great escarpments and stunning vistas. Tisisat, the blue Nile falls, must rank as one of the greatest natural spectacles in Africa today. With 14 major wildlife reserves, Ethiopia provides a microcosm of the entire subsaharan ecosystem. Birdlife abounds, and indigenous animals from the rare Walia ibex to the shy wild ass, roam free just as nature intended. Ethiopia, after the rains, is a land decked with flowers and with many more native plants than most countries in Africa.