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Addis Ababa

Addis Ababa - description of the city:

Addis Ababa is the capital of Ethiopia (from 1889) and the administrative center of the administrative territory of the same name. The city is located at a height of 2.2 thousand meters. It was founded in 1887 as the residence of the emperors, conducting the policy of centralization.

Currently, there are 1.7 million residents in the capital. There is an international airport. Main industries include metal, wood, cement, food and light industry. In Addis Ababa, the University and the headquarters of the UN Economic Commission for Africa and the Organization of African Unity (OAU) are situated. The city is decorated with numerous architectural monuments of the 20th century, including mosques and Christian churches, the palace of Emperor Menelik II (1894), the House of Africa with stained glass windows, made in 1963 by the famous Ethiopian artist A. Tekla.

Country Ethiopia
International title Addis Ababa
Population 2,757,729 people
Timezone Africa/Addis_Ababa
State Adis Abeba Astedader
Geographic coordinates Latitude: 9.02497 x Longitude: 38.74689

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Places to visit in Addis Ababa

  • National Museum of Ethiopia
  • St. George's Cathedral, Addis Ababa
  • Holy Trinity Cathedral (Addis Ababa)
  • Hager Fikir Theatre
  • Meskel Square
  • Addis Mercato
  • Addis Ababa Museum
  • Yekatit 12 Square
  • Ethiopian National Theatre
  • Ethiopian Ethnological Museum

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