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Geography Statistics of Ethiopia

Ethiopia's Information

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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
  • Coastline: 0 km landlocked (0 miles)
  • Land Area:
    (land) 386,102 sq miles (1,000,000 sq km)
    (water) 40,270 sq miles (104,300 sq km)
    (TOTAL) 426,372 sq miles (1,104,300 sq km)

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  • Land Area: (all countries)
  • Land Divisions: There are 9 ethnically based states and 2 self-governing administrations*: Adis Abeba* (Addis Ababa), Afar, Amara (Amhara), Binshangul Gumuz, Dire Dawa*, Gambela Hizboch (Gambela Peoples), Hareri Hizb (Harari People), Oromiya (Oromia), Sumale (Somali), Tigray, Ye Debub Biheroch Bihereseboch na Hizboch (Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples)
  • Horizontal Width: 484.12 miles (779.11 km) from Jima east to Harer
  • Vertical Length: 776.87 miles (1,250.25 km) from Mekele south to Nagele

    Note: Lengths and widths are point-to-point, straight-line measurements from a Mercator map projection, and will vary some using other map projections
  • Bordering Countries: (6) Djibouti, Eritrea, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan
  • Geographic Center: About 27.81 miles (44.75 km) east of Nazret
  • Highest Point: Ras Dejen 14,928 ft (4,550 m)
  • Lowest Point: Afar Depression −410 ft (-125 m)
  • Latitude and Longitude
  • Relative Location
This page was last updated on July 10, 2020.

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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