Ethiopia

Ethiopia (/ˌiːθiˈoʊpiə/; Amharic: ኢትዮጵያ?, ʾĪtyōṗṗyā, About this sound listen ), officially known as the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, is a country located in the Horn of Africa. It is bordered by Eritrea to the north and northeast, Djibouti and Somalia to the east, Sudan and South Sudan to the west, and Kenya to the south. With over 93,000,000 inhabitants, Ethiopia is the most populous landlocked country in the world, as well as the second-most populated nation on the African continent. It occupies a total area of 1,100,000 square kilometres (420,000 sq mi), and its capital and largest city is Addis Ababa.
Posts about Ethiopia
  • Here Are the Getty Images Instagram Grant Winners

    … burned for just over 100 years in mineral-rich Jharia. Girma Berta (@gboxcreative) resides in Addis Ababa and uses his iPhone to capture the vibrant color and grunge of street life in the capital of Ethiopia. Girma’s project, Moving Shadows, showcases local street scenes against backdrops of color. Honorable mentions went to Daro Sulakauri (@darosulakauri) from The Republic of Georgia; Ako Salemi (@f64s125) from Tehran, Iran; and Andrew Quilty (@andrewquilty), an Australian photographer based in Afghanistan. …

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  • Band Aid 30 shows staying power of a charitable brand

    … funds and awareness for famine in Ethiopia. This time around, the song, with reworked lyrics and a who’s-who lineup of today’s pop stars, is raising money in the fight against Ebola in Africa. It was recorded in the same studio as the original, which itself was released before some of the singers on the new version were even born. “The original…

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