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According to shoppingpicks, October in Ethiopia marks the start of the cool season. Temperatures range from an average high of 29 degrees Celsius (84 degrees Fahrenheit) to an average low of 19 degrees Celsius (66 degrees Fahrenheit). Rainfall significantly increases to an average of 150 mm (5.9 in) per month, and thunderstorms become more frequent. November continues to be cool and wet, with temperatures ranging between 28-19°C (82-66°F). Rainfall remains high at an average of 150 mm (5.9 in), while thunderstorms become more common. December is still cool and wet, with temperatures ranging from an average high of 27 degrees Celsius (81 degrees Fahrenheit) to an average low of 17 degrees Celsius (63 degrees Fahrenheit). Rainfall further increases to an average of 200 mm (7.87 in), and thunderstorms are frequent. Ethiopia is a large country sandwiched between the Tropic of Cancer and the equator. The country is very mountainous and only has a tropical climate in the western lowlands. In the warmest months, February to May, the temperature there rises to 40 °C. In the rest of the country it is generally a lot cooler. This is especially true for the middle, where the Ethiopian Highlands are located. The rainy season runs from June to September. Most of the rain falls in the mountains. The best time to travel is from the end of September to February. Check areacodesexplorer for Ethiopia History.

Ethiopia Geography and Population

Ethiopia – Geography Population data for Ethiopia is uncertain; latest census was held in 1994. Ethiopia is the country in Africa that has the third largest population (after Nigeria and Egypt), and the growth rate of over 3% per year is among the highest in the world. About half of the population is under 15.… Read More »

Ethiopia Economy

Subchapters: Basic data Public finances and the state budget Banking system Tax System Basic data Ethiopia’s economy continues to liberalize gradually, with debt sustainability and strengthening hard currency reserves as priorities. Economic transformation and reform efforts are supported by loans from the IMF, although the three-year Extended Credit Facility ended in September 2021. Ethiopia’s GDP… Read More »

Ethiopia Visa, Embassy, Holidays and Shopping

VISAS, ENTRY RULES, CUSTOMS REGULATIONS in Ethiopia Russian citizens need a visa to enter Ethiopia. It can be obtained both at the country’s embassy in Moscow, and upon arrival at the capital’s airport, Bole. To apply for a visa at the Addis Ababa airport, you must provide: a passport valid for at least 6 months… Read More »

History in Ethiopia

The Ethiopian highlands have been inhabited since ancient times. During archaeological excavations in Ethiopia, the remains of Australopithecus aged 2.5-2.1 million years were found. In the 6th-5th centuries BC. e. the inhabitants of South Arabia began to move to Northeast Africa, and by the end of the 2nd century AD. The kingdom of Aksum was… Read More »

Ethiopia 2005

Human and economic geography Internal state of East Africa. According to estimates from 2005, Ethiopia has 73,053,000 residents and occupies a rearguard position (159th place out of 164) in the ranking of countries classified according to the human development index elaborated by the United Nations (life expectancy at birth less than 50 years; literacy rate… Read More »

Ethiopia Archaeological Excavations

The excavation carried out in one of these sites in 1973 (on the SE slopes of Mount Yerèr, about 60 km from Addìs Abebà) has brought to light the remains of a building, perhaps a church with a basilica plan, in the structure of which reused materials of carried over from an older building, built… Read More »

Ethiopia Archaeology

After 1974, for reasons due to the internal Ethiopian situation, the archaeological activity, which ceased entirely in the northern regions, continued sporadically in the center and in the south of the country, with some excavations and some reconnaissance, until 1982. For prehistoric times, the following is recalled of this activity. Continuation of the excavation work,… Read More »

Ethiopia Arts and Music

ART AND ARCHITECTURE Up to the 20th century. the artistic development of Ethiopia presents a common path with that of Eritrea. In the preaksumite period (from the 5th century BC to about the 1st AD) there are architectural and sculptural products of South Arabian belonging, probably due to South Arabs settled in Ethiopia; subsequently a… Read More »

Ethiopia Beliefs

The beliefs of the Abyssinian church are, in general, those of the Alexandrian patriarchate, and can be summarized as follows. The first authority for the definitions of faith is the Bible, whose books received as canons are those of the canon of the Catholic Church and of the Orthodox; it therefore also includes the deuterocanonicals… Read More »

Ethiopia Economic Conditions

The country’s secular, archaic socio-economic framework received a decisive blow in 1974 by the military revolution which, after the emperor was deposed, set a new course inspired by principles of progress within the framework of ‘Ethiopian socialism’. Until that historical turning point, despite partial and sporadic attempts at renewal, the country had remained almost a… Read More »

Ethiopia Economy Sectors

ECONOMY: AGRICULTURE, LIVESTOCK AND FISHING The economy of Ethiopia is based on agriculture which occupies approx. 80% of the active population and contributes 43% to GDP production (2006). For domestic consumption, maize, barley, millet, sorghum and wheat are grown. Very common are legumes and various vegetables (onions, tomatoes, etc.) consumed locally such as potatoes, bananas,… Read More »

Ethiopia Travel Advice

General information for Ethiopia Continent: Africa Geographical location: Eastern Africa, located in the northern hemisphere above the equator Highest elevation: Ras Dashen Tetata (4620 m above sea level) Longest river: Blue Nile (length 1783 km) Form of Government: Parliamentary Federal Republic System of Government: Parliamentary system Languages: Amharic Neighboring countries: Eritrea, Sudan, South Sudan, Kenya,… Read More »