Ethiopia is the third-most populous country in and is Africa's oldest independent country and the only one never to be colonized, save for a short Italian occupation in the 1930s and 1940s.

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is the capital and largest city of Ethiopia. Photo: Vob08, CC BY-SA 3.0.

, historically known as Shewa, is the part of Ethiopia surrounding the capital city of , including parts of Oromia and southern Amhara. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is a city of 56,000 in the Tigray region of Ethiopia, just south of , with which it shares the language of Tigrinya. Photo: A.Savin, FAL.

is one of two chartered cities in Ethiopia. Photo: Knipptang, CC BY-SA 3.0.


is the historic heartland of Ethiopia. Photo: Ji-Elle, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a predominantly Muslim part of the country. Photo: Ji-Elle, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the southern part of Ethiopia. Photo: Rod Waddington, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is the least-travelled part of the country.


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