Information about Ethiopia
Population: 73 millon (2002)
Capital: Addis Ababa (2.74 millon inhab. (2007)
Official Languages: Amharic
The flag carrier of Ethiopia is Ethiopian Airlines
Main cities: Addis Ababa, Dire Daoua, Harar, Adama, Gondar, Djimma, Dessie, Magalie.
According to your nationality, before planning your trip, please check with the embassy or consulate of Ethiopia in your country of residence Ethiopia, if you need Visa in order to enter the country. Make sure to have the health insurance required and the valid passport, as well.
In addition to passport and visa, if you plan to travel to Ethiopia, whether for business or pleasure, we suggest to review the following information: International Airports - Airport Safety Rules - baggage allowance, size and weight restrictions - Most visited cities - Driving in Ethiopia - Electricity - Time Zone - Business hours - National Holidays - Weights and Measures - Rules of Etiquette and Commercial PracticesCurrency: Birr etiope (ETB)
Time Zone: (GMT+3)
Vaccination data up to july 2012:
- Obligatory vaccines: Yellow fever if coming from an endemic country
- Recommended vaccines: Hepatitis A, Tetanus-diphtheria, Pertussis, MMR vaccine.