Ethiopia Territory

Ethiopia Territory and History

HYDROGRAPHY The hydrographic network, which deeply sculpted the relief, was conditioned in its development by the structural situation; thus the edge of the Ethiopian escarpment generally marks the watershed between the basins of the Mediterranean (across the Nile) and the Red Sea; also some rivers flow directly into the Indian Ocean. The main valleys, with […]

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Ethiopia Overview

Ethiopia is one of the oldest countries in the world, with a long and colorful history. As the only country in Africa, it managed to preserve its independence during the colonial era in the late 1800s. Capital: Addis Ababa Biggest city: Addis Ababa State: Federal Republic Language: Amharic Religion: Christianity, Islam Surface: 1 127 127 […]

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Mass Media in Eastern Africa

Mass Media in Ethiopia The dominant newspapers in Ethiopia are state controlled, with Addis Zemen (Amharic, founded in 1941, circulation approximately 40,000) and Ethiopian Herald (English, founded in 1943, circulation 37,000) published by the Ministry of Information. The state Ethiopian broadcast started radio broadcasts in 1941. During the military regime, the individual liberation organizations had […]

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Ethiopia Population and Language

Ethiopia Population and Language

Next to Nigeria, Ethiopia is Africa’s most populous country. Population growth is high; In 2016, the population exceeded the 100 million mark. Of a large number of ethnic groups, the oromos are estimated to be the most, although they are divided into subgroups. The Amharas, and the related tigers, have historically been state-carrying people. The […]

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