Democratic republic of Ethiopia
Ethiopia's population is 67.9 million and is growing about 1.89% a year.the Amhara ethnic group accounts for about 30% of Ethiopia's population.the tigreans in the north account for about 12% of the population.various other ethnic groups account for the rest or the population.
customs and courtesies
Ethiopian relatives often kiss each other on the cheek as a greeting.new people the meet they shake hands.to greet elderly people you bowing or lowering your head.elderly greet children by kissing them on the forehead.
big families are strongly particular throughout ethiopia.sons bring thair brides to live with or near their famlies.ethiopia is a young country only 3% of ethiopia is older than 65.three or more genarations of male live under one roof.age is highly respected in ethiopia and adult childeren care for thair elders.
nearly all ethiopians are substance farmers with little or no access to persue goals beyond feeding and clothing thair families.oly 12% of the land is arable.rural welth is often measeured by the size of a persons herds.coffee is the main cash crop in ethiopia.