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Ethiopia

Discover the diverse landscape and rich history of one of Africa's oldest nations

What do you know about Ethiopia? Get the facts.

 

Official name: Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia

 

Size: 426,373 square miles (1,104,300 square kilometers); about twice the size of Texas

 

Population: 90,873,739 as of 2011

 

Capital: Addis Ababa

 

Climate: Moderate in highlands; hot and dry in lowlands

 

Languages: Amharic, Arabic, English, Oromigna, Tirigna, others

 

Currency: Birr

 

Products: Coffee, cereals, sugarcane, oilseeds, honey

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