Church Information

STATUS: Nationalized Work

CHURCHES: 26 Churches

CONSTITUENTS: 748

UPCI MISSIONARIES:
     Career Missionaries Louis & Martha Johnson

ETHIOPIA – Country Information

Population:
Ethiopia has a population of 108,113,150 people as of 2020.

Size:
1.100.000 sq km / 424,712 sq mi (almost twice the size of Texas)

Capital City:
The capital city, Addis Ababa, is the largest city in the nation.

Ethnic Groups:
35% Oromo
30% Amhara
7% Tigre
6% Somali

Ethiopia has a highly diverse population with over 80 different ethnic groups.

Religion:
43.5% Ethiopian Orthrodox
33.9% Muslim
18.5% Protestant
2.7% Traditional Beliefs
0.7% Catholic
0.6% Other / Non-religious

Languages:
Amharic
Oromo

Amharic is the official language but there are 90 different languages spoken in Ethiopia due to its diversity.

Geography:
Ethiopia is known for the Great Rift Valley, the Blue Nile, and is home to both highlands and lowlands.

Economy:
Ethiopia has a mixed economy with a large public sector. The government is in the process of privatizing many of the state-owned businesses and moving towards a money market economy.

Interesting Fact:
Introduced in the 4th century, the Ethiopian Orthodox Church is one of the oldest Christian organizations in the world.

Important Facts:
Ethiopia is Africa’s oldest independent country. Other than a five-year occupation by Mussolini’s Italy, it has never been colonized. Ethiopia is also the second largest country in terms of population with only 20% living in urban areas and 80% rural.

Click on the map above to see additional information concerning this country from nationsonline.org.

PRAISE & REVIVAL REPORTS – August 2020

GABON We praise the Lord that He has blessed us to be able to finish construction of the Bible School. LIBERIA We praise the Lord  He is still saving souls in the mist of this pandemic of COVID - 19. Fifty-two (52) people were baptized and forty-three (43) people...
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