Ethiopia: Adis Ababa

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Ethiopia: Adis Ababa

Ethiopia Addis AbabaBrenda Donjuan 3rd Block

Human CharcteristicsPopulation- 96,633,458Languages- Amharic, Somali, Afar,Oromifaa,Tigrinya,Guraginya and more than 80 othersReligions- Islam, Christianity, and traditional animist beleifs.GDP Per Capita- $1,300Major Exports- Coffee, gold, leather products, oilseeds, and vegetablesMajor Imports- food, machinery, motor vehicles, and petroleum productsLife Expectancy- 62 (Male) ; 65 (Female)

Current EventsEducation- Not required by law to attend school. About 45 percent of the children attend elementary school, but less than 15 percent attend high schoolDiseases- Economy- GDP per capita is one of the lowest in the world. Only 15 percent of the land is arable. subsistence farmers with little or no access to the resources necessary to pursue goals beyond feeding and clothing a family.

CitationsWorld Book:Gebissa, Ezekiel. "Ethiopia." World Book Student. World Book, 2015. Web. 3 Mar. 2015.Culture Grams: "Ethiopia." CultureGrams Online Edition. ProQuest, 2015. Web. 3 Mar 2015.

Physical CharacteristicsLocation- a landlocked and mountainous country on the Horn of Africa.Climate- western lowlands, the hottest days average 95°F (35°C) and temperatures can rise to 120°F (49°C). Temperatures in the highlands average between 60°F (16°C) and 74°F (23°C).Natural Resources- Major Physical Features- The Ethiopian Plateau, The Great Rift Valley, Lake Tana, Blue Nile

Map of Ethiopia. Photograph. Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest. Web. 27 Feb 2015. http://quest.eb.com/#/search/118_807633/1/118_807633/cite

Flag of Ethiopia. Illustration. Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest. Web. 27 Feb 2015. http://quest.eb.com/#/search/309_366647/1/309_366647/cite

Karo people with body painting, made from mixing animal pigments with clay, dancing, Kolcho village, Lower Omo valley, Ethiopia, Africa. Photography. Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest. Web. 3 Mar 2015. http://quest.eb.com/#/search/151_2528915/1/151_2528915/cite

The Sunken Rock Hewn church of Bet Giyorgis (St George), Lalibela, Northern Ethiopia, Ethiopia, Africa. Photography. Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest. Web. 3 Mar 2015. http://quest.eb.com/#/search/151_2486987/1/151_2486987/cite

Dramatic mountain scenery from the area around Geech, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Simien Mountains National Park, The Ethiopian Highlands, Ethiopia, Africa. Photography. Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest. Web. 3 Mar 2015. http://quest.eb.com/#/search/151_2497568/1/151_2497568/cite

Procession for Christian festival of Rameaux, Axoum (Axum) (Aksum), Tigre region, Ethiopia, Africa. Photography. Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest. Web. 3 Mar 2015. http://quest.eb.com/#/search/151_2589441/1/151_2589441/cite


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