Ethiopia

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PROFILE
  • Area: 1,104,300 sq. km (426,372 sq. mi.)
  • Population: 102,374,044 (2016 est.)
  • Population growth rate: 2.88% (2016 est.)
  • Life expectancy: 62.2 years (2016)
  • Languages: Oromo (official in Oromiya) 33.8%, Amharic (official national language) 29.3%, Somali (official in Sumale) 6.2%, Tigrinya (official in Tigray) 5.9%, Sidamo 4%
  • Religions: Ethiopian Orthodox 43.5%, Muslim 33.9%, Protestant 18.5%, traditional 2.7%, Catholic 0.7%, other 0.6%
  • Formal name: Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
  • Alternate names: Abessinien, Abissinia, Abyssinia, Abyssinie, Äthiopien, El Habesha, Etiopia, Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Hibreteseb’āwīt Ītyop’iya, Ītyop’iya, Ītyop’yā, People’s Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Socialist Ethiopia, Ye’ Etiyop’iya Niguse Negas
  • Government type: federal parliamentary republic
  • Leaders: chief of state: President MULATU Teshome Wirtu; head of government: Prime Minister HAILEMARIAM Desalegn
  • Capital: Addis Ababa
  • Administrative divisions: 9 regions and 2 chartered cities
  • GDP per capita (PPP): $1,800 (2015 est.)
  • Exports: coffee (27%, by value), oilseeds (17%), edible vegetables including khat (17%), gold (13%), flowers (7%), live animals (7%), raw leather products (3%), meat products (3%)
  • Imports: machinery and aircraft (14%, by value), metal and metal products, (14%), electrical materials, (13%), petroleum products (12%), motor vehicles, (10%), chemicals and fertilizers (4%)
  • Currency: birr (ETB)
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