Addis Ababa capital city of Ethiopia

Addis Ababa (sometimes spelled Addis Abeba, the spelling used by the official Ethiopian Mapping Authority) is the capital city of Ethiopia. (In Ethiopian languages: Amharic, Addis Abäba [adis aβəβa] “new flower”; Oromo, Finfinne;Ge’ez አዲስ አበባ) It is the largest city in Ethiopia, with a population of 3,384,569 according to the 2007 population census. As a chartered city (ras gez astedader), Addis Ababa has the status of both a city and a state. It is where the African Union is based. It also hosts the headquarters of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA). It is often referred to as “the political capital of Africa“, due to its historical, diplomatic and political significance for the continent. It is home to Addis Ababa University

African Union Addis Ababa
African Union Commission, Addis Abeba

Addis Abeba
Addis Abeba

Addis Abeba
University of  Addis Abeba

Addis Abeba
Addis Abeba

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