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Ethiopia is the second-most populous country in Africa and is the oldest nation within borders bearing some resemblance to those that existed 500 years ago.

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Addis Ababa is the capital and largest city of Ethiopia. It had a population of 3.4 million in 2007 but is growing very rapidly like many African cities.

The Oromia region of Ethiopia stretches from its western border with South Sudan almost to its eastern border with Somalia and right down to the southern border with Kenya.

Lalibela is a rural town of 15,000 people in a stunning setting at an elevation of 2,600 m in the midst of the Lasta mountains in the eastern highlands of Northern Ethiopia.

Amhara is a region of northern Ethiopia.

Gondar is an historic royal city of Ethiopia, in the Amhara region.

Tigray is the northernmost region of Ethiopia. It is the homeland of the Tigray people, who speak the Tigrinya language.

Bahir Dar, also spelt Bahar Dar, on the southern shore of Lake Tana, the biggest lake in Ethiopia, is the third largest city in the nation, after Addis Ababa and Dire Dawa, with a population of a quarter of a million.

Southern Ethiopia, formally the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples Region, is one of the divisions of Ethiopia.

Axum is a city of 56,000 in the Tigray region of Ethiopia, just south of Eritrea, with which it shares the language of Tigrinya.

Afar is a region in the north-east of Ethiopia, which borders Eritrea.

The Danakil Depression is a desert area in the Afar region of northeastern Ethiopia, north of the Great Rift Valley that is widely known locally as the Dallol depression.

If you are looking for the Somali language, check the Somali phrasebook.

Simien National Park, also known as Simien Mountains National Park, is in Amhara in northern Ethiopia.

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