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Ethiopia has a population of 96,633,458. Although 40% of this population is 14 or younger

In Ethiopia the most spoken language is Oromo, but only 33.8% of the people speak it.

In Ethiopia the most used religion is Ethiopian Orthadox which is only 43.5%.

The biggest river in Ethiopia is of course the Nile. The other rivers are the Tezeke, Blue Nile, Omo, Akobo, and the Gilo, plus more.

The Nile River.

Ethiopian Flag.

In early history Hamatic people came from an Asian Minor. Traders from Arabia spied on the region in the 7th century. The Romans went after the people for the Red Sea ports, to the Romans they were like gold. Ethiopia was a really strong "country" until defeated by Islam people and yet weakened by wars.

Ethiopian wolves are the rarest animals in the world. They are also endangered. These mammals live in the Afroalpine highlands found in Ethiopia. Another animal in Ethiopia are giraffes. Giraffes usually live in savannas or dry open woodland. In Ethiopia you can also find lions. Lions live indry clmates. The lions live in open woodland and long grasslands. Lions are never found in rainforests or deserts.

In Ethiopia the literacy rate is 15 which means all people 15 and older can read and write. 39% of the populatin CAN read and write. 49% are men and 29% are women.

Ethiopia's economy is based on agriculture, but the government is pushing to use manufacturing and energy generation. Coffee is one of the biggest exprt crops. The agriculture sections suffer from drought. People were threatened to starvation until the government took power. All land is owed by the government, but the land is always availabl for a lease. 85% is for agriculture by labor force. The industries are beverages, textiles, leather, chemicals, metal processing, and cement.

In Ethiopia the government is federal republic. The cheif of mission in Ethiopia is Ambassador Girmu Birru. The suffrage is 18 years of age, universal.

The geography of Ethiopia is about twice the size of Texas. The climate in Ethiopia is tropical monsoon. A big hazard in Ethiopia is volcanism. Though the enviormental issues include deforestation, desertification,over grazing, soil erosion, and water shortage.


In Ethiopia there are deserts along the border.There is also high plataeus. As well as deserts and plateaus there are mountains divided by the great rift.

The capital is Addis Ababa.

In Ethiopia the main lake is the Tana.

Ethiopia is 2nd ranked in Africa with the biggest population.



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