Addis Ababa is the capital city of Ethiopia. It is the biggest city in Ethiopia, with a populace of 3,384,569 as per the 2007 populace evaluation with yearly development rate of 3.8%. This number has been expanded from the initially distributed 2,738,248 figure and seems, by all accounts, to be still generally underestimated.
Includes an essay marking 100 years of US-Ethiopia diplomacy, and the text of the 1994 treaty to regulate the commercial relations between the two countries.
As a contracted city (ras gez astedader), Addis Ababa has the status of both a city and a state. It is the place the African Union and its ancestor the OAU are based. It likewise has the central command of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) and various other mainland and worldwide associations. Addis Ababa is hence regularly alluded to as “the political capital of Africa” because of its authentic, discretionary and political centrality for the continent.
The city is populated by individuals from diverse areas of Ethiopia – the nation has upwards of 80 nationalities talking 80 dialects and fitting in with a wide mixture of religious groups. It is home to Addis Ababa University.