Ethiopia travel guide and destination overview of the country. Key information, general overview, and more for travelers to Ethiopia.
Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
Ethiopia is a country in eastern Africa, with Sudan and South Sudan to its west, Eritrea and Djibouti to its north, Somalia to its east, and Kenya to its south.
Ethiopia Travel Information & Key Points
General points to know about the country of Ethiopia – demographics, important ages, phone numbers, key statistics, and more, whether you’re traveling there or not.
Capital: Addis Ababa
Population: 103 million (2019 estimate)
Language(s): Amharic, various regional languages
President: Sahle-Work Zewde
Prime Minister: Abiy Ahmed Ali
Currency: Ethiopian Birr (ETB)
Area: 1,104,300 km2 (426,400 mi2)
Dialing Code: +251
Time Zone: East Africa Time UTC+3 (EAT)
Demonym: Ethiopian (what is a demonym?)
Endonym: ʾĪtiyoṗṗya (their name for their country)
Emergency Number: 911
Drinking Age: 15 to purchase
Smoking Age: 18 to purchase
Age of Consent: 18
Drives on the: Right
Electricity & Adapter: 220 V, 50 Hz, Plug Types C / F (define)
ISO Country Code: ET