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Harar wonderful street - Photo by Ahron de Leeuw - CC-BY

Population (2006) ................................................74,777,981
GDP per capita 2006 (Purchasing Power Parity, US$)........... 1000
GDP 2006 (Purchasing Power Parity, US$ billions)................71.6
Average annual growth 1991-97
Population (%) ....... 2.0
Labor force (%) ....... 1.6
 

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Resources and links about Ethiopia

Original Church of St Mary of Zion - Axum, Ethiopia - Photo by gabagoo - CC-BY

Total Area...................................................................446,592 sq. mi.
Urban population (% of total population) ............................... 16
Life expectancy at birth (years)..................................................... 43
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births)...................................... 107
Child malnutrition (% of children under 5) ..............................48
Access to safe water (% of population) ..................................... 26
Illiteracy (% of population age 15+) ............................................65

 

Go to Ethiopia Capital City Addis Ababa City Profile - To Ethiopia History

The Addis Tribune Home Page __ Online newspaper from Ethiopia - illustrated - From Addis Tribune - http://www.addistribune.com/

Background Note: Ethiopia __ A full national profile with Ethiopia history, culture, economy, maps and more. - illustrated - From U.S. State Department - http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/2859.htm

Country Profile: Ethiopia __ A general overview including Ethiopian history, political structure, culture, leaders, media, and more. "In the first part of the 20th century Ethiopia forged strong links with Britain, whose troops helped evict the Italians in 1941 and put Emperor Haile Selassie back on his throne. During the 1960s and early 1970s British influence gave way to that of the US, which in turn was supplanted by the USSR." - illustrated - From BBC - http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/africa/country_profiles/1072164.stm

Economy of Ethiopia __ "The economy of Ethiopia is based on agriculture, which accounts for half of gross domestic product (GDP), 60% of exports, and 80% of total employment." You will find an encyclopedic article about the economy of Ethiopia along with links to related resources. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Economy_of_Ethiopia
 
Embassy of Ethiopia, Washington, DC __ A good place to begin your study of Ethiopia. You will find an overview of the country, Ethiopia government, international concerns, visitor information and more. - illustrated - From Embassy of Ethiopia - http://www.ethiopianembassy.org/index.shtml

 

Eritrea-Ethiopia Boundary Commission __ UN report on the border conflict between Eritrea and Ethiopia - From United Nationa - http://www.un.org/NewLinks/eebcarbitration/

Ethiopia __ An excellent tool for anthropology and historical research. "Handbook Series sponsored by the U.S. Department of the Army between 1986 and 1998. Each study offers a comprehensive description and analysis of the country or region's historical setting, geography, society, economy, political system, and foreign policy." - From Library of Congress - http://countrystudies.us/ethiopia/

Ethiopia __ "Say 'Ethiopia' and most people start humming 'feeeeed the woooooooorld'. But there's far more to this eastern African nation than Live Aid and 1980s images of starving children. Ethiopia is the only country in Africa that has never been colonised, and its people have a proud tradition of fighting for their independence. The country is also unusual for its rich Orthodox Christian heritage, which the Ethiopians maintained even when all its neighbours embraced Islam in the 7th century." History, culture, statistics and more. - From Lonely Planet - http://www.lonelyplanet.com/destinations/africa/ethiopia/

Ethiopia __ A good overview, Ethiopia history, Ethiopia government, statistics and more. - illustrated - From Infoplease - http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0107505.html

Ethiopia - Economic analysis of government's policies, investment ... __ "Tesfa Piccola's analysis of jobs, growth, social justice and business opportunity." - From McKeever Institute of Economic Policy Analysis - http://www.mkeever.com/ethiopia.html 



Ethiopia Geography - Flags, Maps, Economy, Geography, Climate ... __ "Ethiopia Geography - Flags, Maps, Economy, Geography, Climate, Natural Resources, Current Issues, International Agreements, Population, Social Statistics, ..." All that and a lot more. - illustrated - From photius.com - http://www.photius.com/countries/ethiopia/geography/index.html

Ethiopia: Geography, Maps and Information __ You will find a collection of resources including Ethiopian geography, maps of Ethiopia and links to related articles. - From about.com - http://geography.about.com/library/maps/blethiopia.htm
 
Ethiopia - Government __ Text of the Ethiopian Constitution, information about the branches of the Ethiopian Government, Executive, Legislative and Judicial. - From ethioworld.com - http://www.ethioworld.com/Politics/Government/government.htm

Ethiopia Photos __ Galleries of click-to-enlarge photos of Ethiopia. Pictures of Ethiopia. - illustrated - From trekearth.com - http://www.trekearth.com/gallery/Africa/Ethiopia/

Ethiopia Photos, Flag, Map and Travel Information __ You will find several galleries of pictures of Ethiopia as well as an 'atlas' style summary with maps of Ethiopia and more. - illustrated - From pbase.com - http://www.pbase.com/world/ethiopia

Ethiopia pictures, Ethiopia images __ "Here you will find a treasure of information with regard to the pictures of Ethiopia as well as a wealth of information on the subject of Ethiopia images and photos." - illustrated - From infohub.com - http://www.infohub.com/pictures/images_ethiopia_31.html

Ethiopia Video Clips __ You will find video clips related to the country. 'Caution' only a few of the Ethiopia video clips have been reviewed by archaeolink.com. There may be material in others some would find objectionable. - From searchforvideo.com - http://www.searchforvideo.com/countries/ethiopia/ 
 
Ethiopian News Resources __ A directory of news media and other resources on stories from and about Ethiopia - From ethiopiaeritrearpcvs.org - http://www.ethiopiaeritrearpcvs.org/pages/ethiopia/eth.html

Ethiopian Tourism Web Page __ Great information for planning a trip either for business or pleasure. You will learn about the important sights and sites, find some Ethiopian history and other important facts. - illustrated - By Kibruyisfa Achamyeleh - http://www.tourethio.com/

Ethnologue report for Ethiopia __ Web page dedicated to the languages spoken in Ethiopia - From SIL International - http://www.ethnologue.com/show_country.asp?name=Ethiopia

Imperial Ethiopia, Ethiopian history, culture... __ "Welcome to the official site of the Imperial Crown Council of Ethiopia, the governing body of the Imperial Family of Ethiopia, Africa's oldest royal dynasty. This site presents the history of Ethiopia and its kings and queens, as well as information on the Imperial Family's various cultural and humanitarian activities, the Ethiopian aristocracy and Ethiopia's religions. Since the death of Emperor Ahma Selassie, son and successor of Emperor Haile Selassie, the Crown Council has embodied the leadership of the Imperial Family, and the history, hopes and dreams of a nation." - illustrated - From imperialethiopia.org - http://www.imperialethiopia.org/  



map of ethiopia and ethiopia map and information page __ An atlas style page chock-full of various maps of Ethiopia, statistics, and general information. - illustrated - From worldatlas.com - http://worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/africa/et.htm

Maps Of Ethiopia __ You will find a wide variety of Ethiopia map resources. Select Ethiopia maps from MapQuest, Merriam-Webster, Perry-Castaņeda Library Map Collection and others. - From embassyworld.com - http://www.embassyworld.com/maps/Maps_Of_Ethiopia.html

Pictures of Ethiopia - Gallery with 152 Ethiopia pictures __ "Picture gallery with 152 Ethiopia travel pictures" - illustrated - From traveljournals.net - http://www.traveljournals.net/pictures/ethiopia/


 

 

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