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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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