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  1. Ethiopia By Justin Rowe

  2. Map

  3. Capital and landforms Capital: Addis Ababa Major rivers: Baro river, Awash river, Dawa river , Omo river , and the WebiShabeelie river

  4. Major cities Major cities: AdisAbeba, Dese, Dire Dawa, Gondar, and Nazret

  5. Historic Sites and Landmarks • Blue Nile / Tisisat Falls • Lion of Judah Monument • Axum Obelisks

  6. Recreation and Outdoor Activities • Sight seeing • horseback riding • Hiking

  7. Country flag • green: the land and its fertility • yellow: peace between ethiopias ethnic groups•  • red: power and blood spilled protecting the land • lion: represents the lion of Judah • 

  8. Location • Located in Eastern Africa, west of Somalia and is bordered by Eritrea, Djibouti, Somalia, Kenya and Sudan

  9. climate • Ethiopia’s climate is very mild, with temperatures on the wide-ranging highlands averaging below 20°C. Only on the lowland fringes of western, eastern and southern Ethiopia can temperatures soar past 30°C.

  10. Transportation • Trains • Buses • Cars • Planes

  11. Art and Culture • Zoological Natural History Museum • The Ethnographic Museum

  12. Top 3 languages and dialect • Official language: Amharic Other languages:Oromo, Tigrinya and Somali.

  13. Food • Ground beef stew ( MinchetAbish ) • Mildly spiced lentils ( YekikAlich’a ) • Ground lamb stew

  14. Additional information • Ethiopia is one of the few African countries never to lose its independence. • It is as large as France and Spain combined and has one of the richest histories on the African continent • Ethiopia is an independent Federal Democratic Republic with a President as head of state and a Prime Minister as the head of government.

  15. Natural hazards • Volcanoes • flooding

  16. Life Expectancy • Male : 55.41 years • Female: 52.92 years • Total life expectancy : 57.97 years

  17. Major religion and ethnic group • Religion: Orthodox Christianity • Ethnic group: Oromo

  18. Top 3 exports and imports • Imports: Coffee, tea, mate, and spices • Exports: Mineral fuels, oils, distillation products