Ethiopia is one of the oldest countries in the world, with a history dating back to at least 1000 BC.
Ethiopia is the only African country that was never colonized by a European power.
The Ethiopian calendar is different from the Gregorian calendar and has 13 months. The calendar is seven to eight years behind the Gregorian calendar.
Ethiopia has over 80 different ethnic groups, each with their own unique customs and languages.
Coffee originated in Ethiopia and is an important part of the country's culture and economy.
Ethiopia is home to some of the oldest known human fossils, including the famous Lucy, a 3.2 million-year-old skeleton.
The Blue Nile, which originates in Ethiopia, is the source of 85% of the Nile River's water.
Ethiopia has one of the lowest levels of car ownership in the world, with just 4 cars per 1,000 people.
The Ethiopian national flag has three equal horizontal stripes of green, yellow, and red, with a blue disc and a yellow star in the center.
Ethiopia is the second most populous country in Africa, with a population of over 112 million people.