ethiopia ppt - Ethiopia Ethiopia: Basic Info Population: 82...

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Ethiopia
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Ethiopia: Basic Info Population: 82 million Growth rate: 3% Fertility Rate: 6 Ethnic; Oromo 32%, Amaric 30%, Tigray 6%, Somali 6%, Other 25% Religion: Christian 60% Muslim 33%, Traditional including Falasha Jews 7% GDP per capita: $700 annual Economic Sectors: agriculture: 47% industry: 13% services: 40%
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G.B. Germany France G.B. P. S. Ger. •Ethiopia is Africa's oldest independent country. •Apart from a 5- year occupation by Italy under Mussolini, 1936-41, it has never been colonized.
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Resistance to Colonialism: Menelik II, Emperor of Ethiopia 1889-1913 Menelik brought political and social reforms to Ethiopia and began modernizing the country. In 1896 his army defeated Italian efforts to colonize Ethiopia.
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Ethiopian Aksum/Axum Empire @ 350 AD/CE Trade Routes
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History Timeline: Axum Empire & other World Regions. 100 - 700 CE Axum controls Red Sea Trade 350 CE Roman Empire 27 BCE – 565 CE
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Ancient Ethiopia: Mystery of the Obelisks •Stone obelisks are 70 to 123 feet tall. •From Ethiopian Empire centered at
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ethiopia ppt - Ethiopia Ethiopia: Basic Info Population: 82...

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