Natural resources in Ethiopia

The natural resources in Ethiopia include;

Iron

Iron ore deposits are estimated at 20 million tons in the country per annum

Salt

Ethiopia produces about 300,000 tons of marine and mined salt annually.

Potash

Potash deposit are estimated at l million tons per year

Blue Nile

1 percent of the estimated annual surface water of 110 billion cubic metres is used for irrigation and hydropower and it is mainly from Blue Nile.

Other natural resources include;

  • Copper
  • Petroleum
  • Gold
  • Natural gas
  • Hydro power

National parks in Ethiopia

Ethiopia has five National Parks which include; Awash National Park, Bale National Park, Gambela National Park, Omo National Park and Simien.

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