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Ethiopia is located in northeastern Africa and is known as the roof of Africa because it is the highest country on the continent. The country has a 3,000-year history and is home to more than 90 ethnic groups. Ethiopia is the country of origin of coffee and has nine UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The country has developed strongly economically in recent years, but still struggles with problems such as rapid population growth and uneven development. Sights include the rock-hewn churches of Lalibela, the Simien Mountains and the Blue Nile.

Attractions and sights

Country data Ethiopia

Ethiopia at a glance

LanguageAfar, Amharic, Oromo, Somali und Tigrinya
Area1127127 km2
CurrencyEthiopian Birr (ETB)
Neighboring countriesEritrea, Kenya, Sudan, South Sudan, Somalia und Djibouti

Map Ethiopia

Country borders and location of the capital

Travel and accommodation

Cities in Ethiopia