Ethiopia is located in the East Africa. It is bordered by Eritrea in the north and Djibouti in northeast and Somalia to the east, Sudan and South Sudan to the west and Kenya to the south.
Ethiopia is the most populous landlocked country in the world with a population of 92,000, 000 people. It is the second most populated country on the African continent. It occupies a total area of 1,100,000 km2 and its capital city is Addis Ababa.
Temperatures of Ethiopia vary from C to 35 C in a matter of hours. Ethiopia got its prestige for its uniquely successful military resistance during the late 19th-century Scramble for Africa and subsequently many African nations adopted the colors of Ethiopia’s flag following their independence.
Ethiopia was the first independent African member of the 20th-century League of Nations and the UN in 1974 at the end of Haile Selassie I’s reign.
Ethiopiais one of the founding members of the UN, the Group of 24 (G-24), the Non-Aligned Movement, G-77 and the Organization of African Unity with Addis Ababa serving as the headquarters of the African Union, the Pan African Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the UNECA, African Aviation Training HQ, the African Standby Force
Ethiopia is the source of River Nile which longest river Africa though the country underwent a series of famines in the 1980s due to the civil wars. The country has begun to recover recently and it now has the largest economy by GDP in East Africa and Central Africa.
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