Physical map of Ethiopia
Information about the geography of EthiopiaEthiopia is located in the eastern part of the African continent. Ethiopia is a massive highland complex of mountains and dissected plateaus divided by the Great Rift Valley, which runs generally southwest to northeast and is surrounded by lowlands, steppes, or semi-desert.
Ras Dashen is the country's highest point at 4543 meters above sea level.
The capital city is Addis Ababa. Other important cities are Dire Dawa, Dollo Odo, Jima, Gondar, and Werder.