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Capital : Addis Ababa
Language :  Amharic
Currency :  Birr
Population : 101 853 000
Area : 1 104 300 km2

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Facts automatically translated into English from the poznajnieznane.pl page. I'm sorry for all the mistakes.

1. 4.3% of fatal accidents were caused by people under the influence of alcohol.

2. This country has more than 478,000 motor vehicles (5 vehicles per 1,000 inhabitants).

3. The top-level national domain is .et . There are over 2,080 websites with this extension.

4. The most popular pages with the .et extension are google.com.et, ethiotelecom.et and etvlive.gov.et.

5. In this country there are more than 49 249 km of paved roads (0.08% of all roads in the world).

6. The country has 57 airports, 17 of the paved surface.

7. In this country there are over 681 km of railway tracks.

8. Ethiopian television consists of only one channel.

9. Most beers are sold in bottles of 0.33 liters.

10. Full name of the country – Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia.

11. The average temperature is 16 ° C in January and 15 ° C in July.

12. Political system – federal republic.

13. Ethiopia has 63 airports. Only 17 of them have a hardened plate.


Geography in Ethiopia

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1. The lowest located place in the country is Danakil Depression – 125 m.p.p.

2. This country is 3.6 times the size of Poland.

3. Ethiopia borders with such countries as: Djibouti 349 km, Eritrea 912 km, Kenya 861 km, Somalia 1600 km, South Sudan 837 km, Sudan 769 km.

4. The highest peak is Ras Daszan 4550 m above sea level.

5. Sobat is the longest river.

6. Ethiopia has 356830 km2 of agricultural land (36% of the country).

7. Mizma is the highest situated city in the country.

8. 127180 km2 of the country is covered by forests (12.7%)

9. In the chapel of the holy city of Aksum, there is the biblical Ark of the Covenant.

92. The nearest capital in a straight line from Addis Ababa is Djibouti (Djibouti) – 560 km.

93. The furthest capital city in a straight line from Addis Ababa is Apia (Samoa) – 16648 km.


Finance in Ethiopia

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1. The minimum wage is determined only in some industries, eg in the banking sector you can not earn less than 336 birr per month (data from 2014).

2. In this country, the amount of income tax for individuals is 35%, and for companies 30% (2018).

3. The level of inflation in 2018 is 14%.

4. Gross domestic product (GDP) …
– in 2015 it is $ 55 522 000 000 (PLN 237 634 160 000) ,
– in 2018 it is $ 80,560,000,000 (PLN 344,796 800,000).

5. Internal debt at the beginning …
2015 of year was 28.6% of GDP, which is about: $ 15,879,292,000 (PLN 67 963 369 760),
2018 year was 33.5 % GDP, i.e. around: $ 26 987 600 000 (PLN 115 506 928 000). To pay it back, each citizen would have to give about $ 300 (PLN 1,282).

6. At the beginning of 2015 , foreign debt was around: $ 15,550,000,000 .

7. The country has over $3,785,000,000 in foreign exchange reserves (0.032% of foreign currency reserves of all countries in the world).


Law in Ethiopia

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1. Built-up area allowed speed depending on the area varies from 30 to 50 km / h.

2. Outside the built-up area, the permitted speed ranges from 60 to 100 km / h.

3. The permissible blood alcohol content of a person driving a car is 0.8 per mille.

4. In this country, the amount of income tax for individuals is 35%, and for companies 30% (2018).

5. According to tradition, parents and children do not have a common name.

6. In this country, men and women can get married at the age of 18.

7. The day begins when the sun rises, at 6 o’clock.

8. In this country, a person of 9 years is subject to criminal liability.

9. In this country, the formalities associated with setting up a business last 16 days.

10. The last death penalty was carried out in 2007.

11. There are 13 months in the Ethiopian calendar – 12 after 30 days and the last one is 5 or 6. The new year is celebrated on September 11.


Education in Ethiopia

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1. The beginning of education begins at the age of 7.

2. The average IQ level is 69.

3. In this country there are 50.9% of people above 15 years of age who can not read or write (approximately 45 848 690 people).


Work in Ethiopia

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1. The minimum wage is determined only in some industries, eg in the banking sector you can not earn less than 336 birr per month (data from 2014).

2. The unemployment rate is 16.8% (data from 2018).

3. In this country, the amount of income tax for individuals is 35%, and for companies 30% (2018).

4. In this country, the formalities associated with setting up a business last 16 days.

5. The work week is 48 hours.


Best in Ethiopia

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1. The warmest place in the world is the Dallol volcano in the Danakilian desert, where in 1960-1966 a record yearly average temperature of + 34.4 °C in the shade was measured.

2. Haile Selassie I – the last emperor of Ethiopia in 1930 received the oldest and the highest state decoration of the Republic of Poland – the Order of the White Eagle.

3. The lowest located place in the country is Danakil Depression – 125 m.p.p.

4. The most deadly disease in this country is tuberculosis.

5. In the heart of the capital is the largest market in Africa – Addis Ababa Mercato.

6. The highest peak is Ras Daszan 4550 m above sea level.

7. Sobat is the longest river.

8. Mizma is the highest situated city in the country.

9. The lowest temperature: -15 °C was measured at Sanetti Plateau.

10. The highest temperature: 48.9 °C was measured in Dallol.


Army in Ethiopia

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1. Position in the list of the best armies of the world:
2015 year – 39 place,
2018 > year – 50 place.

2. There are over 162,000 professional soldiers and 0 reservists (2018).

3. Number of equipment:
2014 year – 560 tanks, 780 > armored vehicles, 80 jet aircraft and 39 helicopters,
2018 year – 800 tanks, 800 armored vehicles, 80 jets and 33 helicopters.

4. Army expenditure:
2014 year – $ 340,000,000 (PLN 1,455,200,000),
2018 year – $ 340,000,000 (PLN 1,455,200,000).


Society in Ethiopia

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1. In Ethiopia, an average adult consumes about 4.2 liters of pure alcohol a year.

2. The most beer is beer – 50%, then spirit – 8%, wine – 0.6%, and other alcoholic beverages – 41.4%.

3. In 2013, 3,362 people lost their lives due to traffic accidents.

4. 44% of the population suffer from malnourishment (around 39,630,000 people).

5. 71.3% of the population live on less than 3 $a day.

6. The average IQ level is 69.

7. In Ethiopia, on average, people use only 8 liters of water a day.

8. Life is mainly on marketplaces. People trade everything they can.

9. Every year, 130,000 children die from malnutrition.

10. In this country, women having their first child on average 19.6 years old.

11. On average, a woman gives birth to 5.2 children.

12. In this country, over 3,700,000 (2015) 16 437 811 (2018) people have access to internet (about 18% of the population).

13. About 3 500 000 (2015) 4 500 000 (2018) accounts on Facebook.

14. Population density is 87 people / km2.

15. The main religion is the Ethiopian Church, 45%.

17. The average age people living in this country is 17.7 years old.

18. In this country there are approximately:
40,515,000 people (43.94%) in the age range 0-14 years.
49 035 000 people (53.18%) in the age range 15-64 years.
2,655,500 people (2.88%) over 65 years old.

19. In this country, about 3 437 000 children are born annually (3.7% of the population), and about 755,000 people die (0.8% of the population).

20. 4 people out of 1000 possess firearms.

21. 16% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

22. In this country an adult person smokes an average of 4 cigarettes a month.

23. The average life expectancy in this country is 57.2 years (women – 58.7 years and men – 55.7 years).


Symbols of Ethiopia

1. The national alcohol is Tejo.

2. The national animal is a lion.

3. This country is called the island of black Christianity.

4. Ethiopians regard their country as the homeland of real coffee.


Customs in Ethiopia

1. Each priest carries with him a traveling cross, which he gives to the faithful, encountered on his way.

2. In this country you can meet many people with a tattooed cross on your forehead or hand.

3. According to tradition, parents and children do not have a common name.

4. You approach the food with great respect. Lunch time is one of the most important moments of the day.

5. In restaurants before eating, you get a bowl of water to wash your hands.

6. The coffee is mainly prepared by women. It is treated like a ritual. At the end of its preparation a short prayer is said. If they offer it, you can not say no.

7. Some Ethiopians salt coffee or add spice to it.

8. In this country, a lot of coffee is drunk. It is always served after eating.


Holidays in Ethiopia

1. There are 13 months in the Ethiopian calendar – 12 after 30 days and the last one is 5 or 6. The new year is celebrated on September 11.


History of Ethiopia

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1. Left-sided traffic was in force until June 7, 1964.

2. Haile Selassie I – the last emperor of Ethiopia in 1930 received the oldest and the highest state decoration of the Republic of Poland – the Order of the White Eagle.

3. In ancient times, this country was a great civilization. Now it is one of the poorest countries in Africa.

4. Independence from the Kingdom of Italy was obtained on November 28, 1941.

5. He joined the United Nations on November 13, 1945.


Language in Ethiopia

1. Ethiopia is spoken in as many as 84 languages.


Answers

What is the highest peak in Ethiopia?

The highest peak in Ethiopia is Ras Daszan (4550 m above sea level).

answer: Marta


What is the largest river in Ethiopia?

Sobat is the largest river in Ethiopia.

answer: Marta


What is national alcohol?

The national alcohol is Tejo.

answer: Marta


What is the national animal?

The national animal is a lion.

answer: Marta


Which countries borders Ethiopia?

Ethiopia borders with such countries as: Djibouti, 349 km, Eritrea 912 km, Kenia 861 km, Somalia 1600 km, South Sudan 837 km, Sudan 769 km.

answer: Marta


What is the average age of people living in this country?

The average age people living in this country is 17.7 years old.

answer: Marta


What is the minimum wage?

The minimum wage is determined only in some industries, eg in the banking sector you can not earn less than 336 birr per month (data from 2014).

answer: Marta


What is the population density in Ethiopia?

The population density is 92 people per km2.

answer: Marta


What is the highest temperature recorded in this country?

The highest temperature: 48.9 ° C was measured in Dallol.

answer: Marta


What is the lowest temperature recorded in this country?

The lowest temperature: -15 ° C was measured at Sanetti Plateau.

answer: Marta


answer: Marta