Humanity’s Beginnings- Ethiopia

Humanity’s Beginnings- Ethiopia

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Many people have said that Ethiopia was the beginnings of man. It is now officially known as the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia. It is located in the horn of Africa, bordered by Eritrea to the north, Sudan to the west, Djibouti and Somalia to the east, and finally Kenya to the south. It is home to over 90 million people, and is the most populous landlocked country (a state entirely enclosed by land) in the world. It is considered the second most populated nation in Africa, and it only occupies a total area of 1.1 million square kilometres.

Many people are not aware of this fun fact, but Ethiopia is a multilingual nation, and it has close to 80 ethnolinguistic groups. However, the two largest are the Oromo and the Amhara. The country is bustling with tonnes of different languages, most people speak the Afro-Asiatic languages from the Cushitic or Semitic branches. Others prefer to speak Omotic languages by minority groups that live in the southern regions.

Ethiopia is also the home of the coffee bean! It is a land that has a number of different and diverse territories. It has blooming jungles, a number of rivers, some of hottest settlements, and some of the largest mountain ranges, and the largest cave in Africa.

Ethiopia became widely known as prestigious for it’s military strategies and renown in battle. It is a small country, but it s surrounded by other countries. Druing the late 19th century’s Scramble for Africa, many different countries united and took up the Ethiopian flag.