Ethiopia Statistics

  • Capital: Addis Ababa
  • Population: 93,877,025
  • GDP: $86,120,000,000 (USD)
  • Total Area:
    426,373 (sq miles)
    1,104,300 (sq kilometers)
  • Currency: birr (ETB)

Ethiopia Facts

  • Ethiopia Facts... The name Ethiopia come from a Greek word meaning “sunburned faces.” Learn More
  • Eating and Recipes... Amhara hosts take pride in offering guests the best meal they are capable of providing, whether at a public restaurant or in the home. Visitors... Learn More
  • In their Language... Amharic, a Semitic language related to Hebrew and Arabic is the official national language and is used in commerce and administration. Tigrinya is the most... Learn More
  • Family... The Amharic family is strongly patriarchal, a pattern typical throughout Ethiopia. Sons usually bring their brides to live with or near their father’s family, and... Learn More
  • Fashion... In larger cities, most people wear Western-style clothing under the traditional white shamma (toga). Men in some ethnic groups wear turbans. Women generally wear dresses.... Learn More


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