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Ethiopia. By Justin Rowe. Map. Capital and landforms. Capital: Addis Ababa Major rivers: Baro river, Awash river, Dawa river , Omo river , and the Webi Shabeelie river . Major cities.

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Ethiopia

Ethiopia

By

Justin Rowe



Capital and landforms
Capital and landforms

Capital: Addis Ababa

Major rivers: Baro river, Awash river, Dawa river , Omo river , and the WebiShabeelie river


Major cities
Major cities

Major cities: AdisAbeba, Dese, Dire Dawa, Gondar, and Nazret


Historic sites and landmarks
Historic Sites and Landmarks

  • Blue Nile / Tisisat Falls

  • Lion of Judah Monument

  • Axum Obelisks


Recreation and outdoor activities
Recreation and Outdoor Activities

  • Sight seeing

  • horseback riding

  • Hiking


Country flag
Country flag

  • green: the land and its fertility

  • yellow: peace between ethiopias ethnic groups• 

  • red: power and blood spilled protecting the land

  • lion: represents the lion of Judah • 


Location
Location

  • Located in Eastern Africa, west of Somalia and is bordered by Eritrea, Djibouti, Somalia, Kenya and Sudan


Climate
climate

  • Ethiopia’s climate is very mild, with temperatures on the wide-ranging highlands averaging below 20°C. Only on the lowland fringes of western, eastern and southern Ethiopia can temperatures soar past 30°C.


Transportation
Transportation

  • Trains

  • Buses

  • Cars

  • Planes


Art and culture
Art and Culture

  • Zoological Natural History Museum

  • The Ethnographic Museum


Top 3 languages and dialect
Top 3 languages and dialect

  • Official language: Amharic Other languages:Oromo, Tigrinya and Somali.


Food

  • Ground beef stew ( MinchetAbish )

  • Mildly spiced lentils ( YekikAlich’a )

  • Ground lamb stew


Additional information
Additional information

  • Ethiopia is one of the few African countries never to lose its independence.

  • It is as large as France and Spain combined and has one of the richest histories on the African continent

  • Ethiopia is an independent Federal Democratic Republic with a President as head of state and a Prime Minister as the head of government.


Natural hazards
Natural hazards

  • Volcanoes

  • flooding


Life expectancy
Life Expectancy

  • Male : 55.41 years

  • Female: 52.92 years

  • Total life expectancy : 57.97 years


Major religion and ethnic group
Major religion and ethnic group

  • Religion: Orthodox Christianity

  • Ethnic group: Oromo


Top 3 exports and imports
Top 3 exports and imports

  • Imports: Coffee, tea, mate, and spices

  • Exports: Mineral fuels, oils, distillation products


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