Ethiopia is a country located in the Horn of Africa, bordered by Eritrea to the north, Djibouti to the northeast, Somalia to the east, Kenya to the south, South Sudan to the west, and Sudan to the northwest. The official language is Amharic, and the currency is the Ethiopian birr. The country has a population of around 114 million people. Ethiopia has a long and diverse history, and is one of the oldest countries in the world with a unique culture, customs and traditions.
Ethiopia is a federal parliamentary republic with a strong central government. The country has been under one-party rule for much of its recent history, but in 2018, the ruling coalition elected a new prime minister, Abiy Ahmed, who introduced a number of political and economic reforms.
Ethiopia has a largely agricultural economy, with small-scale farming and herding as the main sources of livelihood for the majority of the population. The country is also rich in natural resources, including gold, oil, and natural gas. The government has been encouraging foreign investment in the mining sector in recent years and has begun to develop its infrastructure to support economic growth.
Ethiopia is one of the poorest countries in the world, with a high level of poverty and unemployment. The country has a large youth population and a rapidly growing population, which poses challenges for economic development. The government has been implementing economic reforms to improve the business environment and attract foreign investment, but progress has been slow.
Ethiopia has been facing security challenges and ethnic conflict in the past years, which has affected the country's economy and development. The country has also been affected by droughts and food insecurity, which are exacerbated by climate change.
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