Description: The Physical Map of Ethiopia showing major geographical features like elevations, mountain ranges, deserts, seas, lakes, plateaus, peninsulas, rivers, plains, landforms and other topographic features.
Ethiopia is one of the many countries which are located in the Horn of Africa. The country lies between 9 degrees north latitude and 38.7 degrees east longitude. The total area taken up by the country is 1127127 square kilometers of which 1119683 square kilometers is land and 7444 square kilometers is occupied by the water bodies. The country shares no coastlines as it is a landlocked country.
The general terrain of the country sports a high plateau which is diagonally split into two by the Great Rift Valley and several mountain ranges. The highest mountain is known as Ras Dejen and is 4533 meters high whereas the lowest point is called Danakil which rests 125 meters below the surface of the sea.
The Ethiopian highlands exist near the country’s border to the east and it contains steep rising plateaus. The plateau is cut across by the Awash River which also crosses the Ahmar Mountain Range. Most of the country is sloped from the north to the west and that is where most of the rivers flow. The rivers of Ethiopia make up for 85% of the water present in the River Nile. The three main rivers are the Tekeze up north, Sobat down south and Abay right in the center.
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