Ethiopia

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 a city in eastern Ethiopia near the border and one of two chartered cities in Ethiopia. Photo: Knipptang, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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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. Photo: Yohannes Wondirad, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Ethiopia

Latitude of center
9° or 9° north
Longitude of center
39.7° or 39° 42' east
Population
78,300,000
Elevation
1721 metres (5646 feet)
Capital
Area
1,127,127 km² (435,186 miles²)
Currency
Birr (ETB)
Phone code
251
Internet domain
.et
Open­Street­Map ID
node 2163914205
Geo­Names ID
337996
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Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Ityupya
  • Achinese: Ethiopia
  • Adyghe: Эфиопие
  • Afar: Efiopiya
  • Afar: Otobbia
  • Afrikaans: Ethiopië
  • Akan: Ithiopia
  • Albanian: Etiopi
  • Albanian: Etiopia
  • Amharic: YeĪtyop’iya Fēdēralawī Dēmokrasīyawī Rīpeblīk
  • Amharic: YeĪtyop’iya Hizbawī Dīmokrasīyawī Rīpublīk
  • Amharic: Ītyop’iya
  • Amharic: ኢትዮጵያ
  • Amharic: የኢትዮጵያ ፌዴራላዊ ዴሞክራሲያዊ ሪፐብሊክ
  • Arabic: Etiopia
  • Arabic: إثيوبيا
  • Arabic: اثيوبيا
  • Arabic: الجمهورية الفدرالية الديمقراطية لإثيوبيا
  • Aragonese: Etiopia
  • Armenian: Եթովպիա
  • Arpitan: Ètiopie
  • Asturian: Etiopía
  • Avaric: Ityopia
  • Avaric: Хабашистан
  • Aymara: Itiwpiya
  • Azerbaijani: Efiopiya
  • Balinese: Éthiopia
  • Bambara: Etiopi
  • Bambara: Etiopia
  • Banjar: Ethiopia
  • Bashkir: Эфиопия
  • Basque: Etiopia
  • Bavarian: Ethiopien
  • Belarusian: Этыёпія
  • Belarusian: Эфіопія
  • Belarusian: Эфіёпія
  • Bengali: ইথিওপিয়া
  • Bengali: ইফিওপিয়া
  • Bhojpuri: इथिओपिआ
  • Bhojpuri: इथिओपिया
  • Bhojpuri: इथियोपिया
  • Bhojpuri: एथियोपिया
  • Bishnupriya: ইথিওপিয়া
  • Bosnian: Etiopija
  • Breton: Etiopia
  • Bulgarian: Етиопия
  • Burmese: အီသီယိုးပီးယား
  • Burmese: အီသီယိုးပီးယားနိုင်ငံ
  • Catalan: Abissínia
  • Catalan: Etiopia
  • Catalan: Etiòpia
  • Catalan: Imperi abissini
  • Catalan: República Democràtica Federal d'Etiòpia
  • Cebuano: Etiopia
  • Cebuano: Etyopiya
  • Central Bikol: Etyopya
  • Central Kurdish: ئەتیۆپیا
  • Chavacano: Etiopía
  • Chechen: Эфиопи
  • Cherokee: ᎢᏗᎣᏈᎠ
  • Chinese: Ethiopia
  • Chinese: Āisàiébǐyà
  • Chinese: 埃塞俄比亚
  • Chinese: 埃塞俄比亞
  • Chinese: 衣索比亞
  • Church Slavic: Єѳїопїꙗ
  • Chuvash: Эфиопи
  • Cornish: Ethiopi
  • Corsican: Etiopia
  • Corsican: Ettiopia
  • Crimean Tatar: Abeşistan
  • Croatian: Etiopija
  • Czech: Etiopie
  • Czech: Habeš
  • Danish: Etiopien
  • Dhivehi: ޙަބުޝްކަރަ
  • Dimli (individual language): Etyopya
  • Dinka: Ethiopia
  • Dotyali: इथियोपिया
  • Dutch: ET
  • Dutch: ETH
  • Dutch: Ethiopie
  • Dutch: Ethiopië
  • Eastern Mari: Эфиопий
  • Egyptian Arabic: اثيوبيا
  • English: ETH
  • English: Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
  • English: et
  • English: 🇪🇹
  • Erzya: Эфиопия Мастор
  • Esperanto: Etiopio
  • Esperanto: Etiopujo
  • Estonian: Etioopia
  • Estonian: Etioopia Demokraatlik Liitvabariik
  • Ewe: Etiopia
  • Ewe: Etiopia nutome
  • Extremaduran: Etiopia
  • Faroese: Etiopia
  • Fiji Hindi: Ethiopia
  • Finnish: Etiopia
  • Finnish: Etiopian demokraattinen liittotasavalta
  • French: ET
  • French: République fédérale démocratique d'Éthiopie
  • French: la République démocratique fédérale d’Éthiopie
  • French: Éthiopie
  • Fulah: Ecoppi
  • Gagauz: Efiopiya
  • Gagauz: Etiyopiya
  • Galician: Etiopía - Ityop'iya
  • Galician: Etiopía
  • Galician: República Democrática Federal de Etiopía
  • Gan Chinese: 埃塞俄比亞
  • Ganda: Esyopya
  • Ganda: Ethiopia
  • Georgian: ეთიოპია
  • German: Äthiopien
  • Goan Konkani: इथिओपिया
  • Greek: Αιθιοπία
  • Greek: Ομοσπονδιακή Δημοκρατία της Αιθιοπίας
  • Guarani: Etiopia
  • Guarani: Etiopía
  • Guianese Creole French: Létchopi
  • Gujarati: ઇથિઓપિયા
  • Gujarati: ઇથિયોપિયા
  • Haitian: Etyopi
  • Hakka Chinese: Ethiopia
  • Hausa: Ethiopia
  • Hausa: Habasha
  • Hausa: Isofiya
  • Hausa: Itofiya
  • Hausa: ʻAikiopia
  • Hawaiian: ‘Aikiopia
  • Hebrew: אתיופיה
  • Hebrew: חבש
  • Hindi: इथियोपिया
  • Hungarian: Etióp Szövetségi Demokratikus Köztársaság
  • Hungarian: Etiópia
  • Icelandic: Eþíópía
  • Ido: Etiopia
  • Igbo: Ethiopia
  • Iloko: Etiopia
  • Iloko: Etyopia
  • Inari Sami: Etiopia
  • Inari Sami: Etiopia demokraatlâš littotäsiväldi
  • Indonesian: Ethiopia
  • Indonesian: Etiopia
  • Ingush: Эфиопи
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Ethiopia
  • Interlingue: Etiopia
  • Irish: An Aetóip
  • Italian: Etiopia
  • Italian: Repubblica Federale Democratica d'Etiopia
  • Jamaican Creole English: Iityuopia
  • Japanese: エチオピア
  • Japanese: エチオピア連邦民主共和国
  • Japanese: エティオピア
  • Japanese: 哀提伯
  • Javanese: Éteopiah
  • Javanese: Éthiopia
  • Kabiyè: Etiyoopii
  • Kabyle: Ityupya
  • Kalaallisut: Ethiopia
  • Kalmyk: Эпигопин Ниицән
  • Kalmyk: Эфигопин Ниицән
  • Kannada: ಇತಿಯೋಪಿಯ
  • Kannada: ಇಥಿಯೋಪಿಯಾ
  • Kara-Kalpak: Efiopiya
  • Kashubian: Etiopiô
  • Kazakh: Ефиопия
  • Khmer: អេត្យូពី
  • Kikuyu: Ethiopia
  • Kikuyu: Uhabeshi
  • Kinyarwanda: Etiyopiya
  • Kirghiz: Эфиопия
  • Komi-Permyak: Итьоппья
  • Komi: Эфиопия
  • Kongo: Itiopia
  • Korean: 에티오피아
  • Korean: 이디오피아
  • Kotava: Ityopia
  • Kurdish: Etiyopya
  • Kurdish: ئەتیۆپیا
  • Ladin: Ethiopia
  • Ladino: Etiopia
  • Lao: Etiopia
  • Lao: ເອທິໂອເປຍ
  • Latin: Aethiopia
  • Latvian: Etiopija
  • Lezghian: Эфиопия
  • Ligurian: Etiòpia
  • Limburgan: Ethiopië
  • Lingala: Etiopi
  • Lingala: Etsíopi
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Itiopia
  • Literary Chinese: 衣索比亞
  • Lithuanian: Etiopija
  • Livvi: Efiopii
  • Lojban: itiopias
  • Lombard: Etiopia
  • Low German: Etiopie
  • Low German: Äthiopien
  • Lower Sorbian: Etiopiska
  • Luba-Katanga: Etshiopi
  • Luxembourgish: Ethiopien
  • Macedo-Romanian: Ethiopia
  • Macedonian: Абисинија
  • Macedonian: Етиопија
  • Macedonian: Сојузна Демократска Република Етиопија
  • Madurese: Ethiopia
  • Maithili: इथियोपिया
  • Malagasy: Ethiopia
  • Malagasy: Etiopia
  • Malagasy: Etiôpia
  • Malay: Ethiopia
  • Malay: Habsyah
  • Malayalam: എത്യോപ്യ
  • Maltese: Etijopja
  • Maltese: Etjopja
  • Maltese: Repubblika Demokratika Federali tal-Etjopja
  • Manx: Yn Eetoip
  • Maori: Etiopia
  • Marathi: इथिओपिया
  • Marathi: इथियोपिया
  • Mazanderani: اتیوپی
  • Min Dong Chinese: Ethiopia
  • Min Nan Chinese: Ethiopia
  • Minangkabau: Ethiopia
  • Mingrelian: ეთიოპია
  • Mongolian: Этиоп
  • Moroccan Arabic: إتيوپيا
  • N'Ko: ߋߗߏߔߌ߫
  • Nauru: Itiyopiya
  • Nepali: इथियोपिया
  • Nepali: इथोपिया
  • Newari: इथियोपिया
  • North Ndebele: Ethiopia
  • Northern Frisian: Etioopien
  • Northern Frisian: Äthiopien
  • Northern Luri: اتیوپی
  • Northern Sami: Etiopia
  • Northern Sami: Etiopia demokráhtalaš lihttodásseváldi
  • Norwegian: Etiopia
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Den føderale demokratiske republikken Etiopia
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Etiopia
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Etiopia
  • Novial: Etiopia
  • Occitan (post 1500): Etiopia
  • Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE): ܟܘܫ
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Sigelhearwenaland
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Æthiopia
  • Oriya: ଇଥିଓପିଆ
  • Oromo: Itoophiyaa
  • Ossetian: Эфиопи
  • Pali: ईथ्योपिया
  • Pampanga: Ethiopia
  • Panjabi: ਇਥੋਪੀਆ
  • Papiamento: Ethiopia
  • Papiamento: Etiopia
  • Pedi: Ethiopia
  • Persian: اتیوپی
  • Piemontese: Etiòpia
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Ethiopia
  • Polish: Etiopia
  • Portuguese: Etiópia
  • Portuguese: República Democrática Federal da Etiópia
  • Pushto: ایتوپیا
  • Pushto: اېتوپیا
  • Pushto: حبشه
  • Quechua: Ithiyupya
  • Romanian: Etiopia
  • Romansh: Etiopia
  • Rundi: Etiyopiya
  • Russia Buriat: Этиоп
  • Russia Buriat: Этиопи
  • Russian: Абессиния
  • Russian: Абиссиния
  • Russian: Федеративная Демократическая Республика Эфиопия
  • Russian: Эфиопия
  • Rusyn: Етіопія
  • Sakizaya: Ethiopia
  • Samoan: Aitiope
  • Samoan: Ethiopia
  • Samogitian: Etiuopėjė
  • Sango: Etiopïi
  • Sanskrit: ईथ्योपिया
  • Santali: ᱤᱛᱷᱤᱭᱳᱯᱤᱭᱟ
  • Sardinian: Etiòpia
  • Saterfriesisch: Äthiopien
  • Scots: Ethiopie
  • Scottish Gaelic: An Aetiòp
  • Scottish Gaelic: An Itiop
  • Serbian: Etiopija
  • Serbian: Абисинија
  • Serbian: Етиопија
  • Serbo-Croatian: Etiopija
  • Shan: မိူင်းဢီႇတီႇယူဝ်းပီးယႃး
  • Shona: Ethiopia
  • Shona: Etiopia
  • Sicilian: Etiopia
  • Silesian: Etjopijo
  • Sindhi: ايٿوپيا
  • Sinhala: ඉතියෝපියාව
  • Skolt Sami: Etiopia
  • Skolt Sami: Etiopia demokraattlaž lett-tääʹssväʹldd
  • Slovak: Abesínia
  • Slovak: Etiópia
  • Slovenian: Etiopija
  • Somali: Itoobbiya
  • Somali: Itoobiya
  • South Azerbaijani: اتیوپی
  • Southern Sotho: Ethiopia
  • Spanish: Asamblea Parlamentaria Federal
  • Spanish: Etiopía
  • Spanish: República Democrática Federal de Etiopía
  • Sranan Tongo: Ethiopikondre
  • Sundanese: Éthiopia
  • Sundanese: Étiopia
  • Swahili: Ethiopia
  • Swahili: Uhabeshi
  • Swati: ITopiya
  • Swedish: Demokratiska förbundsrepubliken Etiopien
  • Swedish: Etiopien
  • Swedish: Federala demokratiska republiken Etiopien
  • Swiss German: Ethiopie
  • Tagalog: Ethiopia
  • Tahitian: Etiopi
  • Tajik: Эфиопия
  • Tamil: எதியோப்பியா
  • Tamil: எத்தியோப்பியா
  • Tatar: Хәбәшстан
  • Telugu: ఇథియోపియా
  • Thai: ประเทศเอธิโอเปีย
  • Thai: เอธิโอเปีย
  • Tibetan: ཨི་ཐི་ཨོ་པི་ཡ།
  • Tibetan: ཨི་ཐིའོ་པི་ཡ།
  • Tigrinya: ኢትዮጵያ
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands): ʻItiōpea
  • Tosk Albanian: Äthiopien
  • Tsonga: Topiya
  • Tunisian Arabic: أثيوبيا
  • Turkish: Etiyopya
  • Turkmen: Efiopiýa
  • Udmurt: Эфиопия
  • Uighur: ئېفىئوپىيە
  • Ukrainian: Ефіопія
  • Ukrainian: Федеративна Демократична Республіка Ефіопія
  • Upper Sorbian: Etiopiska
  • Urdu: ایتھوپیا
  • Uzbek: Efiopiya
  • Venetian: Etiopia
  • Venetian: Etiòpia
  • Veps: Efiopii
  • Vietnamese: Ethiopia
  • Vietnamese: Ê-ti-ô-pi-a (Ethiopia)
  • Vietnamese: Ê-ti-ô-pi-a
  • Vlaams: Ethiopië
  • Volapük: Lätiopän
  • Võro: Etioopia
  • Walloon: Etiopeye
  • Waray (Philippines): Etiyopya
  • Welsh: Ethiopia
  • Western Armenian: Եթովպիա
  • Western Frisian: Etioopje
  • Western Mari: Эфиопи
  • Western Panjabi: ایتھوپیا
  • Wolof: Ecoopi
  • Wu Chinese: 埃塞俄比亞
  • Xhosa: ITopiya
  • Yakut: Этиопия
  • Yiddish: עטיאפיע
  • Yoruba: Ethiópíà
  • Yoruba: Orílẹ́ède Etopia
  • Yue Chinese: 埃塞俄比亞
  • Zeeuws: Ethiopië
  • Zhuang: Ethiopia
  • Zulu: I-Ithiopia
  • Zulu: I-Itiyopiya
  • Zulu: i-Ethiopia
  • Abessinien
  • Abissinia
  • Abyssinia
  • Abyssinie
  • El Habesha
  • Hibreteseb’āwīt Ītyop’iya
  • People’s Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
  • Socialist Ethiopia
  • Ye’ Etiyop’iya Niguse Negast Mengist
  • Ītyop’yā
  • ХӀабиш
  • ئیتیۆپیا
  • ኢትዮጵያ / Ethiopia

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