Ethiopia Facts, Population Count and Statistics (2021)



Here are a few of the most interesting Ethiopia facts and statistics I was able to dig up including population counts. As always, be sure to check back in the future as I will be updating this post as new and updated stats become available.

Ethiopia Facts

  • Geographical Location: Google Maps
  • Size: 426,400 square miles (102.4 million square kilometers)
  • Continent: Africa
  • National Language: Afar, Amharic, Harari, Oromo, Tigrinya, Sidamo, Somali, Wolaytta
  • Capital City: Addis Ababa
  • Largest City: Addis Ababa
  • Population Count: 108.224 million (2018)

Ethiopia Time Zone(s):

Time zoneOffset
Eastern Africa TimeUTC +3

Ethiopia Major Cities:

  • Addis Ababa
  • Dire Dawa
  • Mek’ele
  • Gondar
  • Bahir Dar
  • Awasa
  • Dessie
  • Jimma
  • Jijiga
  • Shashamane
Please note that some of these numbers are easier to find than others. A few of these Ethiopia stats come from their own reports, but some are based on news reports and not official government tallies. No information contained on DMR should be relied upon to make investment decisions. Basically, this is the best I can find and I don’t guarantee anything to be 100%.