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Ethiopia

Capital: Addis Ababa
World Bank Region: Sub-Saharan Africa
World Bank Income level: Low income
Key Statistics & Quick Links
Land area (km2): 1,000,000 (2007)
 
Population (people): 80,891,968 (2007)
 
Population density (people per km2 land area): 80.89 (2007)
 
Population growth (annual): 2.7% (2007)
 
Life expectancy at birth (years): 58 (2007)
 
Infant mortality rate (per 1000 live births): 61 (2007)
 
GDP per capita, PPP (current international $): $808.52 (2007)
 
GDP growth (annual): 11.5% (2007)
Key Statistics & Quick Links: Biodiversity
Forest area (% of land area): 12.7% (2007)
 
Primary forest extent (1000 hectares): 0 (2010)
 
Extent of FSC certified forests (hectares): No data
 
Terrestrial protected area (% of land area): 18.40% (2014)
 
Marine protected area (% of Exclusive Economic Zone): 0.00% (2014)

 
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All Protected Areas over 100km2
Name WDPA ID (Link to DOPA) WDPA ID (Link to BIOPAMA) Area (km2) IUCN Management Category
Abey-Albasa 32988 32988 105 Not Reported
Abijatta-Shalla Lakes 2279 2279 1793 II
Abobo-Gog 29083 29083 2512 Not Reported
Afdem-Gewane 13764 13764 4717 VI
Akobo 18440 18440 5871 VI
Alledeghi 10740 10740 1459 IV
Aloshie-Batu 29117 29117 630 Not Reported
Anferara-Wadera 29104 29104 1075 Not Reported
Arba-Minch 32989 32989 180 Not Reported
Arero 29108 29108 206 Not Reported
Arsi 13760 13760 11618 VI
Awash 652 652 738 II
Awash West 13763 13763 11822 VI
Awash West 7398 7398 1494 IV
Babiya-Fola 29089 29089 742 Not Reported
Bale 7961 7961 1592 IV
Bale 13759 13759 11740 VI
Bale Mountains 2281 2281 1569 II
Belete Gera 29088 29088 1521 Not Reported
Bonga 29094 29094 1649 Not Reported
Borana 13758 13758 45821 VI
Bore-Anferara 29105 29105 2144 Not Reported
Boyo Swamp 13767 13767 325 VI
Bulki-Melakoza 29074 29074 1670 Not Reported
Chato-Sengi-Dengeb 29113 29113 486 Not Reported
Chelbi 7400 7400 3958 IV
Chilalo-Gallema 29071 29071 163 Not Reported
Chilimo-Gaji 29099 29099 235 Not Reported
Dabus Valley 13752 13752 1910 VI
Deme-Laha 29073 29073 1000 Not Reported
Dengego-Melka Jedbu 29078 29078 540 Not Reported
Dindin-Arbagugu 29081 29081 687 Not Reported
Dodola-Adaba-Lajo 29116 29116 1352 Not Reported
Eastern Hararghe (Harar-Wabi Shebelle) 13762 13762 33010 VI
Erer-Gota 13765 13765 2629 VI
Gambella 13704 13704 5774 II
Gebre Dima 29084 29084 2072 Not Reported
Gedo 29124 29124 132 Not Reported
Gergeda 29109 29109 1405 Not Reported
Gewane 7396 7396 3007 IV
Gidole-Kemba 29075 29075 301 Not Reported
Godere 29091 29091 1698 Not Reported
Goro-Bele 29118 29118 1811 Not Reported
Gumburda-Grakaso 32985 32985 114 Not Reported
Gura Ferda 29095 29095 448 Not Reported
Harena-Kokosa 29119 29119 2439 Not Reported
Jalo-Addes 29082 29082 226 Not Reported
Jarso-Gursum 29080 29080 526 Not Reported
Jibat 29098 29098 367 Not Reported
Jikao 13754 13754 3649 VI
Jorgo-Wato 29110 29110 196 Not Reported
Kafa 555542901 555542901 2470 Not Reported
Kahatasa-Guangua 29076 29076 739 Not Reported
Komto-Waga-Tsige 29114 29114 102 Not Reported
Kubayo 29121 29121 797 Not Reported
Mago 2277 2277 1355 II
Maze 13766 13766 363 VI
Megada 29106 29106 220 Not Reported
Mena-Angetu 29120 29120 1774 Not Reported
Mille-Sardo 7397 7397 7309 IV
Mizan-Teferi 18441 18441 3146 VI
Munesa-Shashemene 32991 32991 1005 Not Reported
Murle 13757 13757 4821 VI
Nechisar 2278 2278 1030 II
Negele (Mankubssa) 29107 29107 200 Not Reported
Omo 2280 2280 4294 II
Omo West 13756 13756 4315 VI
Segen Valley 13768 13768 396 VI
Sele Anderacha 29092 29092 2789 Not Reported
Shako 32987 32987 1008 Not Reported
Shire 7405 7405 1163 IV
Sibu-Tole-Kobo 29093 29093 1005 Not Reported
Sigmo-Geba 29085 29085 740 Not Reported
Simien Mountains 653 653 450 II
Simien National Park 2006 2006 132 Not Assigned
Tama 7403 7403 3408 IV
Tedo 13755 13755 2380 VI
Tiro-Boter-Becho 29090 29090 938 Not Reported
Wof-Washa 29100 29100 132 Not Reported
Yabello 7401 7401 2199 II
Yabelo 32990 32990 289 Not Reported
Yangudi Rassa 2276 2276 3046 II
Yayu 29086 29086 2297 Not Reported
Yeki 29096 29096 873 Not Reported
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Terrestrial Ecoregions
Name % of country covered % of ecoregion protected in country % of ecoregion protected worldwide % of ecoregion within country % country contribution to protection worldwide
East Sudanian savanna 8.38 21.18 24.28 10.36 9.04
Ethiopian montane forests 20.15 10.42 10.02 91.86 95.47
Ethiopian montane grasslands and woodlands 20.95 8.81 8.59 96.81 99.24
Ethiopian montane moorlands 2.22 43.49 43.49 100.0 100.0
Ethiopian xeric grasslands and shrublands 5.35 10.08 4.64 39.65 86.13
Lake 0.04 13.24 7.94 0.05 0.08
Masai xeric grasslands and shrublands 0.43 98.43 6.74 4.81 70.23
Northern Acacia-Commiphora bushlands and thickets 0.37 79.77 20.02 1.27 5.07
Saharan flooded grasslands 0.07 0.0 37.58 0.41 0.0
Sahelian Acacia savanna 1.08 18.88 10.75 0.4 0.7
Somali Acacia-Commiphora bushlands and thickets 40.61 24.65 11.19 43.7 96.26
Victoria Basin forest-savanna mosaic 0.36 57.71 14.82 2.46 9.58
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Marine Ecoregions

No Marine Ecoregions found in this country

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Number of Amphibian, Bird and Mammal Species
Class Total number of species (sum of CR, EN, VU, NT, LC and DD) Total number of threatened species (sum of CR, EN and VU) Critically Endangered (CR) Endangered (EN) Vulnerable (VU) Near Threatened (NT) Least Concern (LC) Data Deficient (DD)
Amphibia
65 12 3 5 4 1 46 6
Aves
822 31 5 8 18 25 763 3
Mammalia
277 36 4 12 20 12 213 16
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