Facts about Africa’s Political Capital
Addis Ababa is the capital and largest city in Ethiopia and is often referred to as political capital of Africa for its traditionally diplomatic and political importance.
On today’s Top facts we will be talking about Addis Ababa the largest city in Ethiopia, but before we start, remember we post interesting topics like this every week, so be sure to subscribe and click on the bell button on the bottom right for more interesting posts as a chartered city, Addis Ababa serves s the capital city of Ethiopia. it is where the African Union has its headquarters and where its predecessor the organization of African unity was based.
According to the 2017 census, the city has a population of over 3 million inhabitants and is populated by people from different regions of Ethiopia and is home to great Universities,
Top Universities in Ethiopia
|1||Addis Ababa University||Addis Ababa|
|4||Arba Minch University||Arba Minch|
|5||Adama Science and Technology University||Adama|
|6||Mekelle University||Mekelle …|
|7||Bahir Dar University||Bahir Dar|
|9||University of Gondar||Gondar …|
|10||Addis Ababa Science and Technology University||Addis Ababa|
|11||Debre Markos University||Debre Markos|
|12||Dire Dawa University||Dire Dawa|
|14||Wolaita Sodo University||Sodo …|
|15||Debre Berhan University||Debre Berhan|
|16||Wolkite University||Welkite …|
|19||Madda Walabu University||Bale Robe|
|23||Debre Tabor University||Gondar|
|24||Mekelle Institute of Technology||Mekelle|
|25||Wollega University||Nekemte …|
|26||Bule Hora University||Bule Hora|
|27||Mizan Tepi University||Mizan …|
|28||Rift Valley University||Addis Ababa …|
|29||Unity University||Addis Ababa …|
Addis Abeba is a fairly clean and healthy city with the most common crimes being pickpocketing and minor housebreaking the city was recently in a construction boom with skyscrapers increasing in many places various luxury facilities have also become available in the city and the construction of shopping malls has recently increased tourism is a growing industry within Addis Abeba.
The administration of Addis Ababa city consists of the man who leads the executive branch and the city council which constitutes city management the city of Addis Ababa is one of the two federal cities that are answerable to the federal government of Ethiopia the other city with the same status is Dire Dawa.
Positioned in the eastern part of the country Addis Ababa is regarded to be very safe when compared to the other cities in the region pick-pocketing and petty unarmed thefts are more common within the city deceit(corruption) and bribery are also extremely common in Addis Ababa. However, violent crimes are very unlikely to happen in the city making Addis Ababa one of the safest and most peaceful cities in Ethiopia. do you agree?
Brief History of Addis Ababa
Since the late 19th century Addis Ababa has been the capital of Ethiopia the city was founded in 1887and was named Addis Ababa by empress detox wife of him for a men elects a second, unlike many African cities Addis Ababa has a distinct architectural style Addis Ababa was the capital of Italian East Africa from 1936 to 1941.
The city was not built as a colonial settlement and has no European style of architecture itis the educational and administrative center of Ethiopia and houses Addis Ababa University one of Africa’s most respected higher institution established in 1950 today several international organizations have their headquarters in the city the most important are the African Union and the United Nations economic mission for Africa.
Most of Ethiopia service industries are located in Addis Ababa some of its manufactures include: textiles, shoes, beverages, plastics, and chemical products banking and insurance services are concentrated in Addis Ababa the city is also the collection and distribution center for much of the country’s internal trade, the Mercato located in the western part of the city is one of the largest open-air markets in Africa.
Addis Abeba is the transport hub of Ethiopia and is served by an international airport in the built-up metropolitan region of Addis Abeba covering 183 square miles with an estimated population of over 3.5 million People in 2018 is a chartered city.
Addis Ababa has the status of a city state you can plan your vacation in addis ababa because it will
be an adventurous experience the city has over 120 embassies with lots of attractions and historic places to visit what do you think about Addis Ababa?