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Ethiopia, formally known as the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, is situated in Sub-Saharan Africa, a subregion of the region Africa. Its capital city is Addis Ababa. Ethiopia is identified by various country codes. The ISO 3166-1-Alpha-2 code, commonly referred to as the 2-letter country code for Ethiopia, is ET, while the ISO 3166-1-Alpha-3 code, known as the 3-letter country code, is ETH. Similarly, the ISO 3166-1 numeric code for Ethiopia is 231. When connecting via phone, the dialing code for Ethiopia is +251, which is essential for initiating calls to phone numbers in Ethiopia. Online, websites in Ethiopia are distinguished by the top-level domain (TLD) .et, indicating their geographic origin. The currency utilized in Ethiopia is the Ethiopian Birr, denoted by the currency alphabetic code ETB. Commonly known as the Ethiopian Birr, it is the primary currency for transactions within the country.

For a comprehensive reference encompassing major country codes, currency codes, and timezones relevant to Ethiopia, please refer the tables below:

Country details

Formal namethe Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
CapitalAddis Ababa
Sub regionSub-Saharan Africa

ISO Codes

ISO 3166-1 Alpha-2ET
ISO 3166-1 Alpha-3ETH
ISO 3166-1 Numeric231

Dialing Code

Dialing code+251

Other Country Codes

Top Level
License plate codeETH
UN m49 code231
GAUL code79
MARC codeet
WMO codeET
EDGAR codeH5
GS1 GTIN code-

Currency Codes

CurencyAlphabetic codeNumeric code
Ethiopian BirrETB230


TimezoneOffset UTCOffset DSTTime
Africa / Addis_Ababa+03:00+03:00
Africa / Nairobi+03:00+03:00

Neighbouring countries

CountryCapitalISO codesDialing codeTLD
Flag of DjiboutiDjiboutiDjiboutiDJ /
Flag of EritreaEritreaAsmaraER /
Flag of KenyaKenyaNairobiKE /
Flag of SomaliaSomaliaMogadishuSO /
Flag of South SudanSouth SudanJubaSS / SSD+211-
Flag of SudanSudanKhartoumSD /

ISO 3166-2 Codes

Subdivision nameSubdivision categoryISO Code
Addis AbabaadministrationET-AA
Afarregional stateET-AF
Amararegional stateET-AM
Benshangul-Gumazregional stateET-BE
Bīnshangul Gumuzregional stateET-BE
Dire DawaadministrationET-DD
Dirē DawaadministrationET-DD
Gambela Peoplesregional stateET-GA
Gambēla Hizbochregional stateET-GA
Harari Peopleregional stateET-HA
Hārerī Hizbregional stateET-HA
Oromiaregional stateET-OR
Oromīyaregional stateET-OR
Sidamaregional stateET-SI
Somaliregional stateET-SO
Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoplesregional stateET-SN
Southwest Ethiopia Peoplesregional stateET-SW
Sumalēregional stateET-SO
Sīdamaregional stateET-SI
Tigrairegional stateET-TI
Tigrayregional stateET-TI
YeDebub Bihēroch Bihēreseboch na Hizbochregional stateET-SN
YeDebub M‘irab Ītyop’iya Hizbochregional stateET-SW
Ādīs ĀbebaadministrationET-AA
Āfarregional stateET-AF
Āmararegional stateET-AM



Ethiopia is situated in Sub-Saharan Africa, which is a subregion of the continent of Africa.

Addis Ababa serves as the capital of Ethiopia.

The ISO 3166-1-Alpha-2, or two-letter country code, for Ethiopia is ET, while the ISO 3166-1-Alpha-3, or three-letter country code, is ETH, and the ISO 3166-1 numeric code is 231. ISO, the International Organization for Standardization, is a global federation of national standards bodies.

The dialing code for Ethiopia is +251.

The top-level domain (TLD) for Ethiopia-specific internet addresses ends with .et.

The currency code of Ethiopia includes the currency alphabetic code ETB and the currency numeric code 230. The currency is referred to as the Ethiopian Birr. ISO 4217 is a standard published by the International Organization for Standardization, defining alpha codes and numeric codes for representing currencies and providing information about the relationships between individual currencies and their minor units.

The license plate code for Ethiopia is ETH.

The UN M49 code for Ethiopia is 231. UN M49, or the Standard Country or Area Codes for Statistical Use, is a standard used by the United Nations for statistical purposes.

The GAUL code for Ethiopia is 79. GAUL, or the Global Administrative Unit Layers, is a spatial database of administrative units for all countries worldwide. It is a project of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

The MARC code for Ethiopia is et. MARC, or machine-readable cataloging standards, are a set of digital formats for describing items cataloged by libraries, such as books, DVDs, and digital resources.

The FIPS code for Ethiopia is ET. FIPS, or Federal Information Processing Standards, are publicly announced standards developed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology for use in computer systems by non-military American government agencies and government contractors.

The WMO code for Ethiopia is ET. WMO, or the World Meteorological Organization, is a specialized agency of the United Nations responsible for promoting international cooperation on atmospheric science, climatology, hydrology, and geophysics.

The IOC code for Ethiopia is ETH. The International Olympic Committee uses three-letter abbreviation country codes to refer to each group of athletes that participate in the Olympic Games. Each geocode usually identifies a National Olympic Committee.

The EDGAR code for Ethiopia is H5. EDGAR, or the Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval system, performs automated collection, validation, indexing, acceptance, and forwarding of submissions by companies and others who are required by law to file forms with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

The FIFA code for Ethiopia is ETH. FIFA, or Fédration Internationale de Football Association (International Federation of Association Football), assigns a three-letter country code to each of its member and non-member countries as name abbreviations for countries and dependent areas in official competitions.