Ethiopia Facts and Culture

  • Food and Recipes: Amhara hosts take pride in offering guests the best meal they are capable of providing, whether at a public restaurant... More
  • Family: The Amharic family is strongly patriarchal, a pattern typical throughout Ethiopia. Sons usually bring their brides to live with or... More
  • Fashion: In larger cities, most people wear Western-style clothing under the traditional white shamma (toga). Men in some ethnic groups wear... More
  • Visiting: The Amharic home is a highly private and personal domain. Visits are not made without invitation. If one is going... More

Ethiopia Facts

Ethiopia stats

Capital Addis Ababa
Government Type federal republic
Currency ETB
Population 93,877,025
Total Area 426,370 Square Miles
1,104,300 Square Kilometers
Location Eastern Africa, west of Somalia
Language Amharic, Tigrinya, Oromigna, Guaragigna, Somali, Arabic, other local languages, English

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