Ethiopia ranks 2,314th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Athens, Georgia, Querfurt, and South Bronx. Memorable people born in Ethiopia include Onuphrius, Tiki Gelana, and Feyisa Lilesa. Memorable people who died in Ethiopia include Pêro da Covilhã. Ethiopia has been the birth place of many athletes and religious figures and the death place of many explorers. Ethiopia is located in Ethiopia.
Ethiopia, officially the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, is a landlocked country in the Horn of Africa. It shares borders with Eritrea to the north, Djibouti to the northeast, Somalia to the east, Kenya to the south, South Sudan to the west and Sudan to the northwest. With over 109 million inhabitants as of 2019, Ethiopia is the most populous landlocked country in the world and the second-most populous nation on the African continent. The country has a total area of 1,100,000 square kilometres (420,000 sq mi). Its capital and largest city is Addis Ababa, which lies a few miles west of the East African Rift that splits the country into the Nubian and Somali tectonic plates. Ethiopian national identity is grounded in the indigenous Amharic language, the historic and contemporary roles of Christianity and Islam, and the independence of Ethiopia from foreign rule, stemming from the various ancient Ethiopian kingdoms of antiquity. Read more on Wikipedia
Between 320 and 1990, Ethiopia was the birth place of 3 globally memorable people, including Onuphrius, Tiki Gelana, and Feyisa Lilesa. Additionaly, 1 globally memorable people have passed away in Ethiopia including Pêro da Covilhã.