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Location:  Eastern Africa, west of Somalia
Geographic Coordinates:   8 00 N, 38 00 E
Area:   1,104,300 sq km (land: 1,000,000 sq km water: 104,300 sq km)
Climate:  Tropical monsoon with wide topographic-induced variation
Languages:  Oromo (official regional) 33.8%, Amharic (official) 29.3%, Somali 6.2%, Tigrayan (official regional) 5.9%, Sidamo 4%, Wolaytta 2.2%, Guragiegna 2%, Afar 1.7%, Hadiyya 1.7%, Gamo 1.5%, other 11.7% (2007 census)
Population:  93,877,025 (July 2013 est.)
Capital:  Addis Ababa
Religion:  Ethiopian Orthodox 43.5%, Muslim 33.9%, Protestant 18.6%, traditional 2.6%, Catholic 0.7%, other 0.7% (2007 Census)
Ethnic Groups:  Oromo 34.5%, Amhara (Amara) 26.9%, Somali (Somalie) 6.2%, Tigray (Tigrigna) 6.1%, Sidama 4%, Gurage 2.5%, Welaita 2.3%, Hadiya 1.7%, Afar (Affar) 1.7%, Gamo 1.5%, Gedeo 1.3%, other 11.3% (2007 Census)
Independence:  Oldest independent country in Africa and one of the oldest in the world

Source:  CIA Factbook