I have lived in Ethiopia and in the United States. When I came to the United States before 5 years ago I was having a hard time to get used to with the time flow. It was a summer time and at 8:00 pm it looks like a day I was surprised I have never seen something like that in my life before. I will never forget what happened once I registered for class at 1:30 pm and I was so confused with the time since we don’t use AM and PM time division in Ethiopia. I thought that my class was a morning class and when I came to the school 30 minutes early nobody was there. I asked the security guy and he told me that my class is in the afternoon. Ethiopia and the United States have differences in traditions, language, and economy.
As I walked through the town of Ethiopia I see many people worshiping God. This town is one of the biggest for Christianity. Many people are wearing long type dresses to cover their dark skin. Ethiopia is the oldest country in Africa. I noticed that the prime minister is the leader of the government in this city-state. The most social life that I saw was through religion. Ethiopians interact with other city-states for trading and buying goods.
Located in the northeast corner of Africa, and is made up of 48,000 square miles of land, is a country once filled with happy people is now struggling to find it’s why back to success. Eritrea was once a country of beauty, and strength but it suffered losses at its borders Sudan, Ethiopia, and Djibouti. Although it may look like a great country on the outside, the country’s economy struggles. Roads and railways were destroyed, alliances were broken, and many people left to flee from the mess that was created.
Located on the east coast of Africa, in an area known as the Horn of Africa, Somalia is approximately 637,657 square miles (close to the size of Texas) and has just over 1,800 miles of coastline. It is bordered on the west by Ethiopia, on the right by the Indian Ocean; to the north, the boarder is the Shabelle River, and the Juba River to the south. The capital city is Mogadishu and as of 2011, the population is just under 10 million. Somalia is of mixed terrain, where the northern part is hilly, the central and southern parts are flat. The climate in Somalia is hot and dry year-round, with seasonal monsoon winds, and irregular rains. Based on its geographic location, extending into the Indian Ocean,
There has been many significant events of the 20th century that helped shaped what Ethiopia is today. Through imperialism, wars about boarding issues and the death of many great ruler this nation has been standing strong.Today Ethiopia is the second most populated country in Africa, it's the home to over 80 ethnic groups. The largest being the Oromo tribe that makes up over 34% of the population. Not only are they a big ethnic group in Ethiopia but also the neighboring countries such as Kenya and Somalia. Another big ethnic group is Ahmera who are taking up most of the politics and economy in Ethiopia. The rest is the minorities and have a smaller percentage of people or are other people who are are nationally from bordering countries such as Somali and reside in ethiopia. There are around 6.7% of Somalis who live in Ethiopia and adapted to their culture as well.
Al-Hama located on the north west of Damascus, is about 8 km of Damascus city, the capital of Syria. It's consider as a mountainous region with civilian nature. Crossed by Barada river from the middle where water is available in abundance, but with the increase of the number of buildings the agricultural lands have decreased in a large percent.
Sougoumba is located 12° 10' 0" North, 5° 11' 0" West in Koutiala the northern part of Sikasso Region. Sikasso region is the southern-most region of Mali. Koutiala has a total area of 8740 km2 with a Population (2009 census) of 575,253 and a density of 66persons/km2. Most agricultural activities are concentrated in the southern regions, in particular the valleys of the Niger River and its tributaries. The flow of the Niger varies seasonally. High waters occur on the upper Niger from July to October, at the delta from September to November, and at the bend from December to January.
44. The LDCs were hurt even more; they depended on low-cost petroleum imports to spur economic development.
The physical-environmental geography of Sub-Saharan Africa relates to the distribution of human and economic activities in several ways. First, Sub-Saharan Africa is a peripheral that supplies raw materials, food, and cheap labor to the main industrial countries. The physical geography makes survival had for those not working in agriculture. It is the most productive way for people to make a living and feed their large families. In recent years, there has been major movement from rural-to-urban environments. Migration to major cities has caused extreme overcrowding and poor living conditions.
Sudan is an interesting country in Africa. My dad is from there and I wanted to learn more about it. I chose to research about their politics, like their political parties, geography, like the different landmarks, and the wildlife there, like plants and animals.
This was an interesting post that included several different elements about the effect geography had on the development of Africa. The key point about Africa is realizing how diverse it is in many different aspects. The continent has a wide variety of cultures, environments, and wildlife as you have mentioned. With these different environments, each culture had various elements that influenced how they were developed (Duiker and Spielvogel). As you mentioned, the cultures in North Africa were blocked off by the massive Sahara Desert. The cultures in that region had to adapt to find resources and make connections with other cultures across the continent. One of the most important resources that civilizations need is water. Before the
“ETHIOPIA IS BLEEDING.” Well-educated, trained, and experienced sons and daughters of the motherland are flooding from the ups, downs, hills, and mountains to the rest of the world. There is no much more affected nation by the brain drain than Ethiopia in the continent – Africa. In Ethiopia the brain drain issue is becoming controversial. It can be mouth fully said that regarding this human capital flight, no national consensus is reached at all. The government and the intellectual public look at the case from different points of view. Of course, both the good and the bad perspectives have merits, and demerits. On the one hand, the nation can neither control the outflow of skill nor ignore its consequences on the larger community, because of
Ethiopia is a strong, diverse country located in the eastern region of Africa also known as the “Horn of Africa”. The land area is 1,221,900 square kilometers and is relatively close to the Arabian Sea and the Red Sea. It has a population of 90M with 28% below the poverty line and an unemployment rate of 25%. Almost half of the population is under the age of 18. Economy is mostly based on
In this paper, I will explain about the country of Ethiopia and El Salvador’s language, calendar, religion, food, holiday, and flag. Ethiopia was formerly known as "Abyssinia” until the 20th century. Ethiopia is located in the horn of Africa (East Africa). Addis Ababa is a capital city of Ethiopia. It is the only African country to defeat a European colonial power, and retain its sovereignty as an independent country. El Salvador is a small Central American nation. It is located in the continent of Central America. The capital city of El Salvador is San Salvador.
Now that I’ve talked about Liberia let’s move on to Ethiopia. Ethiopia has an area of 1,104,296 sq, km. and 426,37. In 2016 the Ethiopian population was 102.4 million. Like Liberia, Ethiopian has a growth population rate of 2.5%.