House of XI. houses of the holy                                                                                                                      



Zoom Out                                                                                         Zoom In



Travelling in Ethiopia won't be everyone's cup of shai: there's not much tourist infrastructure here, and checking your email rivals carrier pigeon for speed. But the landscape is splendid, the people are welcoming, the sense of history is tangible and you won't have to worry about crowds of tourists.

You'll soon see that there's far more to the place than famine and misery. Ethiopia is just about the only country in Africa never to have been colonised, and its people have a proud tradition of fighting for their independence. The pride is justified.

The country is also unusual for its rich Orthodox Christian heritage, which the Ethiopians maintained even when all its neighbours embraced Islam in the 7th century. If you still don't get it, let's tell it the way it is: Ethiopia is arguably Africa's best kept secret.

Travel within 20km of the Eritrean border in the Tigray and Afar regions - a military zone -should be avoided. The border itself is permanently closed. Car hijackings are known to occur in the south. Ethnic tensions dog the west of the country.

Full country name: Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
Area: 1.09 million sq km
Population: 64 million
People: Oromo (54%), Amhara (24%), Tigrayan (5%), Sidama, Somali, Harari, Afar, Gurage
Language: Amharic, Tigrinya, Somali, Arabic,
Religion: Muslim, Ethiopian Orthodox, animist
Government: federal republic
Head of State: President Girma Wolde-Giorgis
Head of Government: Prime Minister Meles Zenawi

GDP: US$50.6 billion
GDP per capita: US$750
Inflation: 14%
Major Industries: Agriculture, forestry, agricultural processing, textiles
Major Trading Partners: USA, Germany, Japan, Italy


| Time On Earth! Greenwich Meridian Time! All Major Cities in All of Earth's Time Zones! |

| Algeria | Canary Islands | Cape Verde | Egypt | Ethiopia | Jordan | Kenya | Libya | Madagascar | Mauritania | Morocco | Namibia | Tanzania |

Be Cool - Be Real - Be XIan


XITV Has IT And Every Thing In Between!™

House of XI     Oui Fashion     Femme d'affaire     Vie de Elegance     Houses of the Holy    SXS Sisters of XI Sorority 

House of XI's House Parties     House of XI's Style Magazine     House of XI Style Magazine Music     Authors     Style Travel 

  Children     House of XI's House Music     Center of The Universe Show!     Space Mall     Dream Sights     XIan Life Diet 

Dr. XI Lee's Cosmic Dream World     Girls! Learn Yang Style Tai Chi Chuan     Say It au Francais     XIan Alphabet     SKRI TECH 

Nation of XI Television     Nation of XI Rocks     Natural Wonder Girls     Future News     Science Quest     XI TV Channel 37 

International Television Network ITN     Femme Fatales of Russia and Eastern Europe     Gym Girls of China 

Teen Europe     ITN Talent Search     XITV Noir Cheri     XITV Free Videos     Amazing Youth     Live with XI 

XITV Free View     XIan Faith     XIan Gods     XI TV Sight Map 



Style MagazineAuthors | Culture | Events | Music | Oui FashionHouse Parties | House Travel | Houses of the Holy | House Staffing | Luxury Voiture

ChildrenSay It To The Universe... BabyVie de EleganceFree Music Downloads Mp3 WmaFree Videos Movie Clip Screensavers Mpeg Wmv

House of XINatural Wonder GirlsNation of XI RocksITNFemme FatalesNation of XISWORDFISHCosmic Dream WorldTeen Europe




XITV Viewers Privacy Policy User Agreement!
Designed and Powered by Global Nation™.
Copyright © 2000 - 2022 Nation of XI Communications. All rights reserved.
Revised: January 9, 2022