Traveller’s info card for Ethiopia

Last modified: August 22, 2023
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About Ethiopia

Welcome to Ethiopia, a country steeped in history, from the ancient Aksumite civilization to the majestic castles of Gondar. Whether you’re discovering the wonders of the Great Rift Valley or experiencing the rich cultural heritage of the Omo Valley tribes, we provide you with practical tips to ensure a smooth journey. So, sit back, relax, and let us help you make the most of your time in Ethiopia.

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Geography and demographics

Language:Afar, Amharic, Oromo, Somali, Tigrinya
Population:117 million
Area:1,104,300 km²
Capital City:Addis Ababa

Traveller’s essentials in Ethiopia

Currency:Ethiopian Birr (ETB)
Time zone:UTC+3 (EAT)
Dialing Code:+251
Driving side: right
Power plugs and sockets:220V/50Hz – Type C and Type F
Main airports:ADD – Bole International Airport, Addis Ababa
DAS – Dire Dawa International Airport, Dire Dawa
Best time to visit:October to February

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