Ethiopia (/ˌiːθiˈoʊpiə/; Amharic:ኢትዮጵያ?, ʾĪtyōṗṗyā, listen), officially known as the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (የኢትዮጵያ ፌዴራላዊ ዲሞክራሲያዊ ሪፐብሊክ, ye-Ītyōṗṗyā Fēdēralāwī Dīmōkrāsīyāwī Rīpeblīklisten), is a sovereign state located in the Horn of Africa. It is bordered by Eritrea to the north and northeast, Djibouti and Somalia to the east, Sudan and South Sudan to the west, and Kenya to the south. With over 100 million inhabitants, Ethiopia is the most populous landlocked country in the world, as well as the second-most populous nation on the African continent after Nigeria. It occupies a total area of 1,100,000 square kilometres (420,000sqmi), and its capital and largest city is Addis Ababa.
Some of the oldest evidence for anatomically modern humans has been found in Ethiopia, which is widely considered the region from which Homo sapiensfirst set out for the Middle East and points beyond. According to linguists, the first Afroasiatic-speaking populations settled in the Horn region during the ensuing Neolithic era. Tracing its roots to the 2nd millennium BC, Ethiopia was a monarchy for most of its history. During the first centuries AD the Kingdom of Aksum maintained a unified civilization in the region. followed by Abyssinia circa 1137.
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In an acknowledgment of Bole airport’s importance for onward travel for the African continent and beyond, the UK Minister for AfricaVicky Ford last week told reporters that Britain now advises against all travel to Ethiopia apart from the airport for departures and transfers.
Meanwhile, the United States is warning pilots that planes operating at one of Africa's busiest airports could be "directly or indirectly exposed to ground weapons fire and/or surface-to-air fire" as Ethiopia's war nears the capital, Addis Ababa.
"EthiopianCivil Aviation Authority would like to state that any flight in Ethiopian Airspace including Addis Ababa international airport is safe and secured," the authorities said in a statement published on Facebook ... the lives of users of Ethiopian airspace and airports.
US warns pilots of weapon fire as war nears Ethiopia. NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The United States is warning pilots that planes operating at one of Africa’s busiest airports could be “directly or indirectly exposed to ground weapons fire and/or surface-to-air fire” as Ethiopia’s war nears the capital, Addis Ababa.
The United States has warned pilots that planes operating out of Ethiopia’s main international airport – one of busiest in Africa – could be “directly or indirectly exposed to ground weapons fire and/or surface-to-air fire” if the country’s spiralling conflict nears the capital, Addis Ababa.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued an alert on Wednesday that planes functioning at a busy airport in Ethiopia may be “directly or indirectly exposed to ground weapons fire and/or surface-to-air fire,” as conflict in the country inches closer to the capital of Addis Ababa.
The UKGovernment is advising against all travel to Ethiopia over military clashes in the country ... “The FCDO now advises against all travel to Ethiopia, except for Addis AbabaBoleInternationalAirport (where advice remains against all but essential travel). The FCDO also advises you to leave Ethiopia while commercial routes are available.”.