Capital: Addis Ababa

Population: 104,021,648 (estimated in 2015)

Currency: Ethiopian Birr (ETB)

Official Language: Amharic

Unofficial Languages: Oromo, Somali, Wolaytta, Tigrigna (Tigrinya), Sidamo, Gurage, Afar, Opuuo, Hadiyya, Gamo, Kafa, Gedeo, Arabic, English, and other tribal languages

Main Religions: Christianity, Islam

Ethnic Groups: Amhara, Oromo, Tigrinya, Somali, Sidama, Gurage, Welaita, Gamo, Hadiya, Afar, and others

Largest Cities: Addis Ababa, Dire Dawa, Mekele, Nazret

Main Sport: Football, Basketball, Tennis

Political System: Federal Republic

National Holidays (2016):

Ethiopian Christmas Day (January 7)

Timkat (Epiphany) (January 19)

Victory of Adowa (March 2)

Ethiopian Good Friday (April 29)

Ethiopian Easter Sunday (May 1)

Labour Day (May 1)

Derg Downfall Day (May 28)

Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan) (July 7)

Ethiopian New Year (Enkutatash) (September 11)

Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) (September 13)

Milad un Nabi (Birth of the Prophet Muhammad) (December 12)

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