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Ethiopia trekking & tours

Ethiopia
  • Capital city: Addis Ababa
  • Population: 86,613,986 est 2013
  • Size of country: 1,104,300 sq km
  • Currency: Birr
  • Power supply: 2220-240v
  • Sockets: Round-two pin European variety
  • Language: English, Arabic, Amarigna (Amharic)
  • Time difference: GMT +3 hours
  • Visas: British nationals require a visa
  • Religion: Orthodox Christian 43.5%, Muslim 33.9%, Protestant 18.6%, traditional 2.6%, Catholic 0.7%, other 0.7%
  • Popular dishes: Wat (a thick stew), served on top of injera (a large sourdough flatbread)
  • Popular drinks: Coffee
  • Did you know: There are 13 months in the Ethiopian Calendar (which follows the ancient Coptic calendar). Each month has 30 days and the last month has only 5 or 6. New Year is celebrated on September 11th and they are almost eight years behind our western calendar.
  • FCO advice: FCO travel advice
  • World Travel Guide: World Travel Guide / Ethiopia
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