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Quick Guide to the System of Government in Ethiopia

Official Name of

Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia

Capital City of

Addis Ababa

Type of Government in

Parliamentary Republic

Branches of Government in

Executive Branch - Head of State
President
Executive Branch - Head of Government
Prime Minister
Legislative Branch
Parliament
Judicial Branch
Courts

Urban Spread in

20% of population live in urban areas

Economy in

Developing Economy

Administrative Divisions in

9 Kililoch (States)
 Afar (capital Semera)
 Amhara (Bahir Dar)
 Benishangul-Gumuz (Assosa)
 Gambella (Gambella)
 Harari (Harar)
 Oromia (administered from Addis Ababa)
 Somali (Jijiga)
 Southern Nations
 Nationalities and Peoples’ Region (Hawassa) and Tigray (Mekele)
2 City Administrations
 Addis Ababa and Dire Dawa