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Ethiopia's Information

Flag of Ethiopia
Land Area 1,000,000 km2
Water Area 104,300 km2
Total Area 1,104,300km2 (#26)
Population 102,374,044 (#13)
Population Density 102.37/km2
Government Type Federal Parliamentary Republic
GDP (PPP) $175.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita $1,900
Currency Birr (ETB)
Largest Cities
  • Name: Ethiopia
  • Capital City: Addis Ababa (3,384,569 pop.)
    (4,567,857 metro)
  • Ethiopia Population: 93,877,025 (2013 est.)
  • World Populations (all countries)
  • Currency: Birr (ETB)
    (conversion rates)

    Birr
    One Birr
  • Ethnicity: Oromo 34.5%, Amara 26.9%, Somalie 6.2%, Tigraway 6.1%, Sidama 4%, Guragie 2.5%, Welaita 2.3%, Hadiya 1.7%, Affar 1.7%, Gamo 1.5%, Gedeo 1.3%, other 11.3%
  • GDP total: $103.1 billion (2012 est.)
  • GDP per capita: $1,200 (2012 est.)
  • Land Sizes
  • Language: Amarigna (Amharic) (official) 32.7%, Oromigna (official regional) 31.6%, Tigrigna (official regional) 6.1%, Somaligna 6%, Guaragigna 3.5%, Sidamigna 3.5%, Hadiyigna 1.7%, other 14.8%, English (official) (major foreign language taught in schools), Arabic (official)
  • Largest Cities: (by population) Addis Ababa, Dire Dawa, Mek'ele, Nazret
  • Name: From the latin Aethiopia, meaning, "Land of the Blacks."
  • National Day: May 28
  • Religion: Orthodox 43.5%, Muslim 33.9%, Protestant 18.6%, traditional 2.6%, Catholic 0.7%, other 0.7%
  • Symbols
This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.

Ethiopia Trivia

What is the Major Ethnic Group of Ethiopia?

The Oromo people are the largest ethnic group in Ethiopia, with a total population of around 34 million people.

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