Ethiopia



Ethiopia, officially known as the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, is a landlocked country located in the Horn of Africa. It is the second-most populous nation in Africa, with over 82 million inhabitants, and the tenth largest by area, occupying 1,100,000 km. Ethiopia is bordered by Eritrea to the north, Djibouti and Somalia to the east, Sudan and South Sudan to the west, and Kenya to the south.

NameEthiopia
Top Level Domain
.et
Alpha2 CodeET
Alpha3 CodeETH
Calling Codes
251
CapitalAddis Ababa
Alt Spellings
ET
ʾĪtyōṗṗyā
Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
የኢትዮጵያ ፌዴራላዊ ዲሞክራሲያዊ ሪፐብሊክ
RegionAfrica
SubregionEastern Africa
Population92206005
Latlng
8
38
DemonymEthiopian
Area1104300
Gini29.8
Timezones
UTC+03:00
Borders
DJI
ERI
KEN
SOM
SSD
SDN
Native Nameኢትዮጵያ
Numeric Code231
Currencies
CodeETB
NameEthiopian birr
SymbolBr
Languages
Iso639_1am
Iso639_2amh
NameAmharic
Native Nameአማርኛ
Translations
DeÄthiopien
EsEtiopía
FrÉthiopie
Jaエチオピア
ItEtiopia
BrEtiópia
PtEtiópia
NlEthiopië
HrEtiopija
Faاتیوپی
Flaghttps://restcountries.eu/data/eth.svg
Regional Blocs
AcronymAU
NameAfrican Union
Other Acronyms
Other Names
الاتحاد الأفريقي
Union africaine
União Africana
Unión Africana
Umoja wa Afrika
CiocETH

Cities

Addis Ababa

Destinations

Abune Yemanta Church

Bahir Dar & Lake Tana

Bale Mountains National Park

National Park in Bale Mountains National Park

Bet Abba Libanos

Church in Lalibela

Bete Selassie

Christian Monastery in Lake Tana & its Monasteries

Blue Nile Falls (Tis Abay)

Waterfall in Northern Ethiopia

Borana National Park And Yabelo Wildlife Sanctuary

Wildlife Reserve in Borana National Park and Yabelo Wildlife Sanctuary Headquarters

Danakil Depression

Entoto Maryam Church

Church in Addis Ababa

Entoto Viewpoint

Viewpoint in Addis Ababa

Erta Ale

Gondar

Harar

Lalibela

National Museum Addis Ababa

Museum in Addis Ababa

Omo National Park

National Park in Southwest Omo Valley

Rift Valley Lakes

Simien Mountains National Park

National Park in Northern Ethiopia

Sof Omar Cave

Cave in Southern Ethiopia

Tomb Of Adam



Passport holders from Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea Republic (and Democratic Peoples Republic), Kuwait, Luxemburg, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UK, and US can obtain a visa on arrival for US$50 (one month) or $75(three months)  and two passport photos. This is only available at Bole International Airport.

Visa on arrival information

Visas are required for all visitors to arriving by land to Ethiopia (with the exception of nationals of Djibouti, and Kenya) and are readily available from Ethiopian diplomatic missions abroad. Except in the case of a few nationals, passengers in transit in Ethiopia, holding confirmed onward bookings within 72 hours, can obtain transit visas.

People of Eritrean origin need to arrange a visa prior to arrival.

Embassy of Ethiopia, Washington, DC

Ethiopian embassies and consulates


Note: Please confirm details with embassy because policies do change with time



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