Official Name: Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
Capital City:Addis Ababa
Location:Ethiopia is located in the northern part of Africa known as the ‘Horn of Africa'. It is bordered by Djibouti and Somalia to the east, Eritrea to the north, Sudan to the west, and Kenya to the south.
Geographic coordinates:Ethiopia extends from 3o - 15o north of the equator, and 33o – 48o east of the Greenwich Meridian.
Area:-1.14 million Sq.km.
Irrigable Area:10 million hectares
Irrigated Land:about 3%
Total population:about 84,320,987 (2012 projection)
- Female population:42,556,999
- Male population:41,763,988
Rural population: 66.8 million
Urban population:13.2 million
Population growth rate: 2.73% per annum
Population density:66.5:1 sq.km
- Male: 53.42 years
- Female:55.42 years