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Ethiopia

Ethiopia Industry

The industrial sector is small in Ethiopia. Factories are mainly located in Addis Ababa and Dire Dawa. Production of food, textiles and leather goods dominates. In the food industry, the production of flour, vegetable...

Emperor Menelik

History of Ethiopia Part III

Military regime and people’s republic 1974-1991 After World War II, Emperor Haile Selassie emerged as a modernist leader, but his reforms took place only on the surface, and in 1974 Ethiopia was one of...

Ethiopia

Ethiopia

Ethiopia is a republic on the Horn of Africa in northeastern Africa. Ethiopia borders Eritrea in the north and northeast, Djibouti in the east, Somalia in the east and southeast, Kenya in the south...

centuries of independence

History of Ethiopia Part II

Resolution and collection When Emperor Fasiladas established Gondar as a permanent capital, this laid the ground for increasing regional revolts, and from the mid-18th century the empire was far from disintegrating. Local kings ruled...

Haile Selassie 1

History of Ethiopia Part I

Ethiopia’s history is long and rich and is characterized by the fact that the area became very early Christian and was never subject to one of the European colonial powers. From the 13th century,...

The Simien Mountains and the Lalibela Valley

Geography of Ethiopia

Ethiopia lies on the Horn of Africa and belongs to the African Shield. By Eritrea’s detachment, Ethiopia lost the entire coastal landscape along the Red Sea. The landscape is mainly made up of a...

Giraffa camelopardalis

Wildlife and Plant life in Ethiopia

Wildlife in Ethiopia The animal geographic region comprising sub – Saharan Africa derives its name from Ethiopia (the Ethiopian region ). Typical African species such as elephant, giraffe, antelope and warthog are numerous. The...

The Lenin statue in Addis Ababa

Contemporary History of Ethiopia

Ethiopia has undergone dramatic changes in recent decades, not least in the economic sphere. The country has also seen extensive political-structural changes with the introduction of the so-called ethnic federal system. Ethiopia has also...

Ethiopia's Foreign Policy

Ethiopia’s Foreign Policy

Due to the strategic importance of the Horn of Africa and the many regional conflicts, Ethiopia has been drawn into the great power struggle for spheres of interest. The country cooperated with Britain during...

Religion Ethiopia

Religions in Ethiopia

About 62 percent of the population is considered Christian, of which about 43 percent are Orthodox, about 18 percent are Protestants and 0.6 percent are Catholics. Muslims make up about 34 percent and about...