EMBASSY OF THE
FEDERAL DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF ETHIOPIA
Ethiopia is a country of great geographical diversity. Located within the tropics, its physical conditions and variations in altitude have resulted in great range of terrain, climate, soil, flora and fauna.
Official Name: Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia Location: in the East of Africa, 8° 0' 0" N / 39° 0' 0" E Area: 1,104,300 sq. kmCapital City: Addis Ababa
Cities and Towns
Addis Ababa, the Federal Capital, lies in the central plateau at an altitude of 2,400 meters, 90 north of the equator. Its average annual temperature is 160C (600F). Average annual rainfall is 122.1 millimeters.
Geography and People
Ethiopia is strategically located in northern part of Africa known as the “Horn of Africa”, at crossroads between Africa, the Middle East, and Asia.