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Ethiopia

E' thE O' pE a, a republic in eastern Africa

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Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
Local Official Name Ityop'iya Federalawi Demokrasiyawi Ripeblik. Total Area 426,373 sq mi. Population 99,465,910. Capital Addis Ababa. Flag the green, yellow, and red colors have been used by so many other African nations that the combination has become known as "Pan-African."
Chronology of Ethiopian History
Abyssinian War
The Abyssinian War
was fought because Emperor Theodore II took several hostages in hopes of getting Great Britain to help him defend his country against Moslem neighbors.
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