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Ethiopia

Ethiopia

Ethiopia

HOSTILE

Capital
Addis Ababa

Size
Slightly less than twice the size of Texas.

Main Languages
Amharic

Time
At 6:00 a.m. U.S. Central Standard Time, it is 2:00 p.m. in Ethiopia.

History
Ethiopia was ruled by royalty until Emperor Haile Selassie was overthrown by the military in 1974. Droughts, famine, fighting, and violence have been part of Ethiopia’s recent history.

Religion
About 60% are Christians and about 30% are Muslims.

Persecution
In some areas, there is tension between Muslims and Christians, but attacks on Christians by radical Muslims are rare.


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