Ethiopia is part of Africa with main city at
Addis Ababa. Its Least Developed country with a
population of 92M people. The main currency is Ethiopian Birr. The languages
spoken are Amharic. the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia is the formal name of Ethiopia It is adviced to High degree of caution Get useful information like travel advice, temperatures, rainfall, socket plugs,
languages spoken, SIM cards, ATM, currencies, road rules and emergency numbers.
👍 Least Developed 🌤️ ~21.40 °C 🌧 ~8.48 mm 👨👩👦👦 92M people
⚠️ Travel advice
High degree of caution
Expect heightened security measures, restrictions on movement and expression, and disruptions to internet and telephone services in the Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples’ Region of Ethiopia, including Hawassa/Awasa. Avoid protests and demonstrations, as they could turn violent. Monitor the media for latest information and follow the advice of authorities (see Safety and security). We haven’t changed the level of our advice – 'exercise a high degree of caution' overall. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country. Reconsider your need to travel to Danakil desert in Afar region, and in Guji and Borena districts of Oromia region. Do not travel to Border areas with Sudan, Eritrea, and Kenya, South Sudan, including the Gambela region. Do not travel to The Somali region.
issued date: July 25, 2019
Ethiopia uses 220V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C and Type F.
The languages that are typically spoken are Amharic
💱 Currencies Used
Ethiopia uses the Ethiopian birr (symbol: Br), code ETB.Banknotes come in denominations of 100, 50, 10, 5 and 1 birrs. Birr is subdivided into 100 santims. Coins come in denominations of 1 birr and 50, 25, 10, 5 and 1 santims.
Automatic teller machines are rare in Ethiopia. Your best bet is to look for them in large cities and community places.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.