MENU
Language
TRAVEL TIPS


ETHIOPIA
VISAS

Apart from kenyan nationals, all visitors to Ethiopia are required to have an entry visa with a 6 month valid passport.


LOCATION

Ethiopia is located in the eastern africa west of somali,south of eritrea,north of kenya, east of north and south soudan and west of dijboutie.


AREA

Ethiopia has a total area of 1,127,127 square kilometers.


CLIMATE

Ethiopia has two main climate seasons the dry season stretches from october-may and rainy season from june to september.


TOPOGRAPHY

march of ethiopian landmass is part of east african rift valley with a general elevation ranging from 1500 to 3000 meters above sea level with several mountains exceeding 4000.


LANGUAGE

Ethiopia is a mulit-ethnic with 83 languages and more than 200 dialects. the main lanuguages are amharic, oromigna & tigrigna. english is also widely used.


CALENDAR

Ethiopia is in GMT+3 time zone. it follows a julian calendar which consists of 12 months having 30 days each and the 13th month with 5 dyas(6 in leap year).


MONEY
MATTERS

Birr is the local money of ethiopia.


ELECTRICITY

220 voltc AC, 50 Hz, Europian style plugs with two or three round pins in a line are used.