Ethiopia Politics

Ethiopia Politics, Population and Geography

Background: Alone among African countries, the ancient Ethiopian monarchy has never been a colonial possession, except during the period of Italian occupation in 1936^1. In 1974, a military junta (Derg) deposed Emperor Haile SALASSIE, who had ruled since 1930, and proclaimed a socialist state. Affected by bloody uprisings, severe droughts and a refugee problem, the […]

Ethiopia Entry Requirements

Ethiopia Entry Requirements

Passport and visa regulations Nationalities Passport required visa required Return ticket required Turkey Yes Yes Yes Germany Yes Yes Yes Austria Yes Yes, 1 Yes Switzerland Yes Yes, 1 Yes Other EU countries Yes Yes, 1 Yes Passport information Generally required, must still be valid for at least 6 months upon entry. Visa information Generally […]

Christian kingdom of Ethiopia

Ethiopia Population 2009

The population of Ethiopia it includes people belonging to different ethnic and linguistic lineages, who settled in the country at different times. Leaving aside the most ancient, which currently represent only a marginal or residual fraction, the strictly Ethiopian people, speaking Cushitic languages, are essentially the tribes known with the generic name of Sidamo, to […]

Geography of Ethiopia

Geography of Ethiopia

Reports of famine and political unrest have dominated journalists’ reports from Ethiopia for decades. What is easily forgotten is that the mountainous country in East Africa also has a history that goes back thousands of years. It is packed with important high cultures, some of the world’s oldest churches and Christian ceremonies. Ceremonies that have […]