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Ethiopia map

Ethiopia lies to the north of Kenya, and is the only country of Africa never to be colonised. Much of its culture reveals a distinctly Hebrew flavour. The capital city Addis Ababa is situated 9,000 ft above sea level. A major religion is the Ethiopian Orthodox Church, which became independent of Rome around 300 AD.

Population: 78 million.
Language: Amharic.
Main religions: Muslim, Ethiopian Orthodox.

Link man

Correspondence team leader

CBM activities Two visits are made each year.

Ecclesias Addis Ababa, Hawassa, Nekemte, Jimma (20 members in total).

Picture story Picture story Come to the Bible School in Jimma (2005)

Amharic literature