About Ethiopia

Capital: Addis Ababa
Population Estimate: 114,963,583 million (Source: World Bank)
Area: 1.13 million square kilometers
Borders: Eritrea (east), Djibouti (south east), Kenya (south), Sudan (north west), South Sudan (west), Somalia (south east)
Communities: 80
Prime Minister: Abiy Ahmed Ali
Major religions: Islam, Christianity
Currency: Birr
Major Languages: Oromo, Amharic, Tigrinya, Somali
Main issues affecting country: Border disputes with Eritrea and Somalia, human rights abuses
Interesting fact: Ethiopia was not colonized, and is the fastest growing economy in Africa

Country Analysis


January 2019

Despite ethnic tensions in its Oromia, Amhara and Somali regional states, Ethiopia is on a steady economic growth path. Large-scale ...

December 2018

Ethiopia went through significant changes in 2018, starting with the resignation of Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn in February 2018, and ...