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

Abba Liqanos

Monastery in Aksum

Abba Pentalewon

Monastery in Aksum

Abba Yohanni

Church in Rock-hewn Churches of Tigray

Abiata-Shala Lakes National Park

National Park in Abiata-Shala Lakes National Park

Abraha We Atsbeha

Church in Rock-hewn Churches of Tigray

Abuna Abraham

Church in Rock-hewn Churches of Tigray

Abuna Gebre Mikael

Church in Rock-hewn Churches of Tigray

Abuna Yemata Guh

Church in Rock-hewn Churches of Tigray

Adadi Maryam

Church in Southern Ethiopia

Addis Ababa Museum

Museum in Addis Ababa

Addis Ababa Park

Park in Addis Ababa

Addis Ababa University

University in Addis Ababa

Afewerk Tekle’s Home & Studio

Gallery in Addis Ababa

Africa Hall

Notable Building in Addis Ababa

Amora Gedel Park

Park in Awasa

Angara Tekla Haimanot

Monastery in Gorgora

Animal Market

Market in Aksum

Anuak Market

Market in Gambela

Arabtu Ensessa Church

Church in Aksum

Arba Minch Crocodile Ranch

Zoo in Arba Minch

Arbatu Ensessa

Church in Lalibela

Archaeological Museum

Museum in Aksum

Arfaide

Village in Konso Kantas

Ark Of The Covenant Chapel

Landmark in Aksum

Arthur Rimbaud Center

Museum in Harar

Ashawa Market & Livestock Market

Market in Dire Dawa

Ashetan Maryam

Monastery in Lalibela

Awash National Park

National Park in Eastern Ethiopia

Azuwa Maryam

Christian Monastery in Lake Tana & its Monasteries

Babille Elephant Sanctuary

Wildlife Reserve in Eastern Ethiopia

Babille Market

Market in Eastern Ethiopia

Bale Mountains National Park

National Park in Bale Mountains National Park

Banana Art Gallery

Gallery in Shashemene

Basket Market

Market in Aksum

Bebeka Coffee Plantation

Farm in Mizan Tefari

Bedele Beer Factory

Factory in Bedele

Bet Abba Libanos

Church in Lalibela

Bet Amanuel

Church in Lalibela

Bet Danaghel

Chapel in Lalibela

Bet Gabriel-Rufael

Church in Lalibela

Bet Giyorgis

Church in Lalibela

Bet Golgotha & Bet Mikael

Church in Lalibela

Bet Maryam

Church in Lalibela

Bet Medhane Alem

Church in Lalibela

Bet Merkorios

Church in Lalibela

Bet Meskel

Chapel in Lalibela

Bet Uraiel

Church in Lalibela

Bete Giorgis

Christian Monastery in Lake Tana & its Monasteries

Bete Maryam

Christian Monastery in Lake Tana & its Monasteries

Bete Maryam Mausoleum

Church in Addis Ababa

Bete Mikael Church

Church in Dire Dawa

Bete Selassie

Christian Monastery in Lake Tana & its Monasteries

Bilbila Chirkos

Church in Lalibela

Bilbila Giyorgis

Church in Lalibela

Birgida Maryam

Monastery in Gorgora

Blue Nile Bridge

Bridge in Bahir Dar

Blue Nile Falls (Tis Abay)

Waterfall in Northern Ethiopia

Blue Nile Gorge

Canyon in Northern Ethiopia

Borana National Park – Yabelo Wildlife Sanctuary

Wildlife Reserve in Borana National Park – Yabelo Wildlife Sanctuary Headquarters

Boye Dam

Birdwatching in Jimma

Chattara Market

Market in Dire Dawa

Chencha Market

Market in Dorze

Church Of Debre Sina

Church in Gorgora

Church Of Tekla Haimanot

Church in Mekele

Coffee Plantation

Farm in Tepi

Coffee Pot Monument

Sculpture in Jimma

Crocodile Market

Viewpoint in Nechisar National Park

Da'Ero Ela Fig Tree

Landmark in Aksum

Daniel Korkor

Church in Rock-hewn Churches of Tigray

Debre Berhan Selassie

Church in Gonder

Debre Damo

Monastery in Northern Ethiopia

Debre Libanos Monastery

Monastery in Debre Libanos

Debre Maryam

Christian Monastery in Lake Tana & its Monasteries

Dega Estefanos

Christian Monastery in Lake Tana & its Monasteries

Derg Bombing Monument

Monument in Mekele

Derg Monument

Monument in Addis Ababa

Dessie Museum

Museum in Dessie

Dire Dawa Market

Market in Dire Dawa

Dokatu Market

Market in Konso

Dugem Selassie

Church in Rock-hewn Churches of Tigray

Dungur (Queen Of Sheba’s) Palace

Ruins in Aksum

Eastern Hyena Feeding Site

Wildlife Encounter in Harar

Emir Nur’s Tomb

Islamic Tomb in Harar

Empress Mentewab’s Kuskuam Complex

Palace in Gonder

Enda Maryam Church

Church in Mekele

Entos Eyesu

Christian Monastery in Lake Tana & its Monasteries

Entoto Maryam Church

Church in Addis Ababa

Entoto Maryam Museum

Museum in Addis Ababa

Entoto Panoramic Viewpoint

Viewpoint in Addis Ababa

Erer Gate Market

Market in Harar

Ethiopia-Djibouti Rail Yard

Museum in Dire Dawa

Ethnological Museum

Museum in Addis Ababa

Ezana Park

Ruins in Aksum

Fallana Gate Market

Market in Harar

Fantale Crater

Volcano in Awash National Park

Fasha Market

Market in Konso Kantas

Fasiladas' Bath

Historic Site in Gonder

Feres Magala

Square in Harar

Filwoha Hot Springs

Hot Springs in Awash National Park

Fish Market

Market in Bahir Dar

Fish Market

Market in Awasa

Forty Springs

Spring in Nechisar National Park

Galila

Monastery in Gorgora

Gambela National Park

National Park in Western Ethiopia

Gebriel Wukien

Church in Rock-hewn Churches of Tigray

Geneta Iyesus Church

Church in Nekemte

Geneta Maryam

Church in Lalibela

Gibe Sheleko National Park

National Park in Western Ethiopia

Gidir Magala

Market in Harar

Gobodura Hill

Hill in Aksum

Golgota Medhane Alem

Church in Adigrat

Greek Orthodox Church

Church in Dire Dawa

Guder Falls

Waterfall in Guder

Guzara Castle

Castle in Northern Ethiopia

Harar Brewery

Brewery in Harar

Harar National Museum

Museum in Harar

Harla

Village in Eastern Ethiopia

Hawaasi Katama (Town Council)

Landmark in Awasa

Hayk Estifanos Monastery

Monastery in Hayk

Hayzo

Village in Dorze

Holy Saviour Catholic Cathedral

Church in Adigrat

Holy Trinity Cathedral

Church in Addis Ababa

Home Of Chief Kalla Gezahegn

House in Konso Kantas

Hyena Den

Cave in Awash National Park

Institute Of Ethiopian Studies

Library in Addis Ababa

Italian Fort

Fort in Gambela

Jamia Mosque

Mosque in Harar

Jan Meda Sports Ground

Stadium in Addis Ababa

Jimma Museum

Museum in Jimma

Jinbar Waterfall

Waterfall in Simien Mountains National Park

Juma'a Mosque

Mosque in Dire Dawa

Kafa Coffee Museum

Museum in Kafa Biosphere Reserve

Kafira Market

Market in Dire Dawa

Kebran Gabriel

Christian Monastery in Lake Tana & its Monasteries

Kibish

Village in Southwest Omo Valley

Kidane Mehret Church

Church in Addis Ababa

Kidane Mehret Church

Church in Mekele

Kiddus Mikael's Church

Church in Addis Ababa

King Bazen's Tomb

Monument in Aksum

King Ezana's Inscription

Monument in Aksum

Komaya Heart Of Konso Cultural Handicraft Market

Arts Centre in Konso

Konso Cultural Centre

Arts Centre in Konso

Konso Museum

Museum in Konso

Koremi

Village in Eastern Ethiopia

Kulubi

Village in Eastern Ethiopia

Kumsa Moroda Palace

Historic Building in Nekemte

Lake Abaya

Lake in Arba Minch

Lake Awasa

Lake in Awasa

Lake Babogaya

Lake in Bishoftu (Debre Zeyit)

Lake Bishoftu

Lake in Bishoftu (Debre Zeyit)

Lake Chamo

Lake in Arba Minch

Lake Chelekleka

Lake in Bishoftu (Debre Zeyit)

Lake Chew Bet

Lake in Southern Ethiopia

Lake Hare Sheitan

Lake in Butajira

Lake Hora

Lake in Bishoftu (Debre Zeyit)

Lake Kuriftu

Lake in Bishoftu (Debre Zeyit)

Lakes Afambo & Gumare

Lake in Asaita

Lalibela Cultural Center

Museum in Lalibela

Lion Of Judah Monument

Monument in Addis Ababa

Livestock Market

Market in Jijiga

Livestock Market

Market in Harar

Lucy Park

Park in Mekele

Mago National Park

National Park in Mago National Park

Main Market

Market in Bahir Dar

Main Market

Market in Aksum

Main Mosque

Mosque in Bahir Dar

Mandaba Medhane Alem

Monastery in Gorgora

Market

Market in Jinka

Market

Market in Nekemte

Martyrs Memorial Monument

Monument in Bahir Dar

Martyrs’ Memorial

Memorial in Mekele

Maryam Korkor

Church in Rock-hewn Churches of Tigray

Maryam Papaseit

Church in Rock-hewn Churches of Tigray

Medhane Alem Cathedral

Cathedral in Harar

Medhane Alem Church

Church in Gambela

Medhane Alem Kesho

Church in Rock-hewn Churches of Tigray

Mekina Girgir

Street in Harar

Mekina Medane Alem

Church in Lalibela

Melka Kunture

Archaeological Site in Southern Ethiopia

Menagesha National Forest

Forest in The Western Highlands

Meqaber Ga'ewa

Church in Rock-hewn Churches of Tigray

Merkato

Market in Addis Ababa

Mikael Barka

Church in Rock-hewn Churches of Tigray

Mikael Cemetery

Cemetery in Harar

Mikael Church

Church in Mekele

Mikael Debre Selam

Church in Rock-hewn Churches of Tigray

Mikael Imba

Church in Rock-hewn Churches of Tigray

Mikael Meka'e

Church in Rock-hewn Churches of Tigray

Mikael Milhaizengi

Church in Rock-hewn Churches of Tigray

Mitsele Fasiladas

Christian Monastery in Lake Tana & its Monasteries

Monastery Of Abba Garima

Monastery in Adwa

Monday Market

Market in Bati

Monument

Monument in Adwa

Mosque

Mosque in Harar

Mosque

Mosque in Awasa

Mosque

Mosque in Jimma

Mosque

Mosque in Mekele

Mt Menagesha

Mountain in The Western Highlands

Municipal Buildings

Architecture in Jimma

Museum

Museum in Addis Alem

Museum

Museum in Lalibela

Museum

Museum in Bale Mountains National Park

Mussolini’s Stele

Monument in Gorgora

Na’akuto La‘ab

Church in Lalibela

Narga Selassie

Christian Monastery in Lake Tana & its Monasteries

National Archives & Library Of Ethiopia

Library in Addis Ababa

National Museum

Museum in Addis Ababa

Nativity Of Mary Catholic Cathedral

Cathedral in Mekele

Natural History Museum

Museum in Addis Ababa

Nechisar National Park

National Park in Nechisar National Park

Nechisar Plain

National Park in Nechisar National Park

New Church Of St Mary Of Zion

Church in Aksum

New Land (Nuer Villages)

Village in Gambela

New Market

Market in Mekele

Northern Hyena Feeding Site

Wildlife in Harar

Northern Stelae Field

Archaeological Site in Aksum

Old Church Of St Mary Of Zion

Church in Aksum

Old Palace

Palace in Dire Dawa

Old Palace

Palace in Aksum

Old Quarter

Area in Aksum

Old Steamship

Ruins in Gambela

Old Town

Area in Harar

Omo National Park

National Park in Southwest Omo Valley

Outlet Of The Blue Nile

River in Lake Tana & its Monasteries

Palace Of Abba Jiffar

Palace in Jimma

Palace Of Haile Selassie

Viewpoint in Bahir Dar

Petros We Paulos

Church in Rock-hewn Churches of Tigray

Portuguese Bridge

Bridge in Debre Libanos

Portuguese Cathedral

Cathedral in Gorgora

Presidential Palace

Landmark in Addis Ababa

Queen Of Sheba’s Bath

Historic Site in Aksum

Queen Taitu's Palace

Architecture in Harar

Ras Gimb

Museum in Gonder

Ras Makonnen Statue

Statue in Harar

Ras Makonnen’s Palace

Palace in Harar

Ras Tafari's House & Sherif Harar City Museum

Museum in Harar

Rastafarian Community

Area in Shashemene

Recycling Market

Market in Harar

Red Terror' Martyrs Memorial Museum

Museum in Addis Ababa

Royal Enclosure

Castle in Gonder

Saturday Market

Market in Gonder

Saturday Market

Market in Lalibela

Selassie Church

Church in Harar

Senkelle Swayne’s Hartebeest Sanctuary

Wildlife Reserve in Southern Ethiopia

Shoa Gate Market

Market in Harar

Sidamo Cultural Hall

Landmark in Awasa

Sidamo Monument

Monument in Awasa

Simien Mountains National Park

National Park in Northern Ethiopia

Sitti Alawiyya Mosque

Mosque in Harar

Smugglers’ Market

Market in Harar

Sodo Museum

Museum in Sodo

Sof Omar Cave

Cave in Southern Ethiopia

Sor River Waterfalls

Waterfall in Metu

South-Omo Museum & Research Centre

Museum in Jinka

St Gabriel Church

Church in Awasa

St George Cathedral & Museum

Church in Addis Ababa

St George Church

Church in Bahir Dar

St Mary Catholic Church

Church in Harar

St Mary Of Zion Church Museum

Museum in Aksum

St Mary Of Zion Churches Complex

Church in Aksum

St Maryam Church

Church in Addis Alem

St Mikael Church

Church in Bahir Dar

Susenyos’ Old Palace

Palace in Gorgora

Ta’akha Maryam

Ruins in Aksum

Tana Cherkos

Monastery in Lake Tana & its Monasteries

Tekla Haimanot

Christian Monastery in Lake Tana & its Monasteries

Throne Stone

Landmark in Aksum

Tiya Stelae Field

Archaeological Site in Southern Ethiopia

Tomb Of Adam

Tomb in Lalibela

Tomb Of Said Ali Hamdogn

Islamic Tomb in Harar

Tomb Of Sheikh Abadir

Islamic Tomb in Harar

Tomb Of Sylvia Pankhurst

Tomb in Addis Ababa

Tombs Of Kings Kaleb & Gebre Meskel

Monument in Aksum

Tutiti

Archaeological Site in Dilla

Tuto Fela

Archaeological Site in Dilla

Ura Kidane Meret

Christian Monastery in Lake Tana & its Monasteries

Valley Of Marvels

Canyon in Eastern Ethiopia

Washa Mikael Church

Church in Addis Ababa

Wolega Museum

Museum in Nekemte

Wolleka (Falasha Village)

Village in Gonder

Wondo Genet

Spring in Shashemene

Wukro Cherkos

Church in Rock-hewn Churches of Tigray

Wukro Museum

Museum in Rock-hewn Churches of Tigray

Yeha

Ruins in Northern Ethiopia

Yekatit 12 Monument

Monument in Addis Ababa

Yemrehanna Kristos

Church in Lalibela

Yohannes IV Museum

Museum in Mekele

Yohannes Maequdi

Church in Rock-hewn Churches of Tigray

Zeghie Satekela Museum

Museum in Lake Tana & its Monasteries

Zengana Lake

Lake in Northern Ethiopia


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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