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Official Name: Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
Position: : Landlocked nation in central Africa bordered by South Sudan, Eritrea, Djibouti, Somalia, and Kenya
Status: Ethiopian Empire was established in early 12th century. The country has been a Federal Democratic Republic since 1991.
Current Population: 90 million
Area: 1,104,300 km2 / 426,371 square miles
Capital: Addis Ababa
Languages: Amharic along with other regional languages; Italian
Active Community: Addis Ababa; Tigray and Gonder woredas (districts) of northernmost Ethiopia.
Estimated Current-Day Jewish Population: A few hundred in the capital city of Addis Ababa and in Tigray and Gonder woredas
Operational Synagogues: Addis Ababa (2) and Gonder (1)
Cemeteries: Addis Ababa with an uncertain number in the Tigrayand Gonder regions of far northern Ethiopia