Facts and Figures Facts and Figures

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.

Arable Land:45%

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

Life expectancy

  • Male: 53.42 years
  • Female:55.42 years

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