Area: 1.1043 million km²

Capital: Addis Ababa
Population: 84,320,987 inhabitants (2012)

Travel advice
Current status: All travel to certain areas in Ethiopia are discouraged.
More information about this advice, visit National Government .

Best time
January, February, October, November and December are the best months to travel to Ethiopia. This avoids the lengthy rainy season.

Amharic (Amharic) is the official language in Ethiopia. In addition, there are 80 different languages ​​and 200 dialects (including English, French and Italian).

Travel documents
You must have a passport valid for at least 6 months upon arrival in Ethiopia.
visa is required. You can apply online or in person at the consulate of Ethiopia in Brussels.

Embassies and consulates
Below is a list of relevant diplomatic representations with eg address and contact information.
Dutch Embassy in Ethiopia: .
Embassy of Ethiopia in Belgium (also Netherlands) .

Immunization (vaccination)
For a visit to Ethiopia it is advisable to get one or more vaccinations

In Ethiopia (excluding Addis Ababa) there is malaria.

Money and Money
In Ethiopia is paid by the Ethiopian Birr (ETB).

Traffic and route
In Ethiopia, you have to drive on the right side of the road.

In Ethiopia, a sometimes a coverter is necessary

Tap water
It is not recommended to drink water from the tap.

News and newspapers
The latest news concerning Ethiopia found on Google news .
A summary of the newspapers from Ethiopia available at Abyznewslinks .

Websites in Ethiopia end in .et.
Official website of Ethiopia: .

Photos and videos

On Flickr you can find a nice collection of pictures of Ethiopia.
On Youtube you will find a nice collection of videos of Ethiopia.

An overview of all the holidays in Ethiopia available at .

Protected areas and World Heritage
An overview of the protected areas (such as national parks, reserves and wildlife parks) in Ethiopia can be found on Protected Planet .
An overview of the World Heritage in Ethiopia can be found on the World Heritage List of UNESCO.

Sources: Wikipedia, Wiki Voyage, Government, Embassy Countries, GGD, Google News, Abyznews, Yellow Pages, Flickr, Youtube,,, Protected Planet, World Heritage List.