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Published on January 26th, 2014 | by World Flags

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Ethiopia

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Federal Democratic Republic of ETHIOPIA

ethiopia

Area – 1,096,900 sq km / 423,403 sq ml

Capital – Addis Ababa

Language – Amharic, Tigrinya, Orominga

Currency – Ethiopian Birr

Population – 66,557,550

Life expectancy – 45 (men), 49 (women)

Literacy rate – 66%

Religions – Sunni Muslim, Ethiopian Orthodox Church, animist

Physical features – high plateau with central mountain range divided by Rift Valley

Ethnic distribution – over 70 groups with 2 main groups 40% Galla in the east and south, 35% Amhara and Tigrais of the central plateau

Exports – coffee, pulses, oilseeds, hides, skins, butter


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