Overview - Ethiopia

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Capital:Addis Ababa
Area:1,127,127 km²
Population:74,777,981 (2006 estimate)
Language(s):Amharic, Tigrinya, Oromigna, Guaragigna, Somali, Arabic, other local languages, English.
Religion(s):Muslim - 45%-50%, Ethiopian Orthodox - 35%-40%, animist - 12%, others - 3%-8%.
Ethnic Group(s):Oromo - 40%, Amhara and Tigre - 32%, Sidamo - 9%, Shankella - 6%, Somali - 6%, Afar - 4%, Gurage - 2%, others - 1%.