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  • Horn of Africa

    1. 1. The Horn of Africa Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti, Somalia
    2. 2. Ethiopia: Land
    3. 3. Ethiopia: LandEthiopia is twice the sizeof (1) TEXAS.
    4. 4. Ethiopia: LandEthiopia is twice the sizeof (1) TEXAS.(2) RAIN is ofteninconsistent, which canlead to (3) DROUGHT.
    5. 5. Ethiopia: LandEthiopia is twice the sizeof (1) TEXAS.(2) RAIN is ofteninconsistent, which canlead to (3) DROUGHT.This occurred in the1980’s, causing adisastrous (4) FAMINE.
    6. 6. Ethiopia: History and People
    7. 7. Ethiopia: History and People Scientists found what is believed to be the oldest (5) HUMAN ANCESTORS in Ethiopia.
    8. 8. Ethiopia: History and People Scientists found what is believed to be the oldest (5) HUMAN ANCESTORS in Ethiopia. Ethiopia is one of Africa’s (6) OLDEST countries.
    9. 9. Ethiopia: History and People Scientists found what is believed to be the oldest (5) HUMAN ANCESTORS in Ethiopia. Ethiopia is one of Africa’s (6) OLDEST countries. (7) 40% of people are Muslim, while (8) 45% are Ethiopian Orthodox (Christian)
    10. 10. Ethiopia: History and People Scientists found what is believed to be the oldest (5) HUMAN ANCESTORS in Ethiopia. Ethiopia is one of Africa’s (6) OLDEST countries. (7) 40% of people are Muslim, while (8) 45% are Ethiopian Orthodox (Christian) Almost (9) 80 languages are spoken in Ethiopia, but the official language is (10) AMHARIC, similar to Hebrew and Arabic.
    11. 11. Eritrea
    12. 12. EritreaEritrea won its independencefrom (11) ETHIOPIA in (12)1993 after 30 years of war.
    13. 13. EritreaEritrea won its independencefrom (11) ETHIOPIA in (12)1993 after 30 years of war.There are (13) 4.4 MILLIONpeople living here.
    14. 14. EritreaEritrea won its independencefrom (11) ETHIOPIA in (12)1993 after 30 years of war.There are (13) 4.4 MILLIONpeople living here.Most people are (14)FARMERS.
    15. 15. Djibouti
    16. 16. DjiboutiThree (15) PLATESmeet in Djibouti; twoof them are (16)DIVERGENT, causingvolcanoes.
    17. 17. DjiboutiThree (15) PLATESmeet in Djibouti; twoof them are (16)DIVERGENT, causingvolcanoes.It is one of the hottest,driest places on earth.This helps to create(17) SALT fields.
    18. 18. Somalia
    19. 19. SomaliaSomalia is almost the size of(18) TEXAS.
    20. 20. SomaliaSomalia is almost the size of(18) TEXAS.Because of the hot, dryclimate, (19) FARMING isdifficult.
    21. 21. SomaliaSomalia is almost the size of(18) TEXAS.Because of the hot, dryclimate, (19) FARMING isdifficult.Most of Somalia’s people are(20) NOMADIC HERDERS.
    22. 22. Somalia: Historyand Government
    23. 23. Somalia: Historyand GovernmentIn (21) 1991, civil war broke out
    24. 24. Somalia: Historyand GovernmentIn (21) 1991, civil war broke outSince then, there has been no officialgovernment
    25. 25. Somalia: Historyand GovernmentIn (21) 1991, civil war broke outSince then, there has been no officialgovernmentSomalia is now one of the poorest and most(22) VIOLENT countries in the world
    26. 26. Somalia: Historyand GovernmentIn (21) 1991, civil war broke outSince then, there has been no officialgovernmentSomalia is now one of the poorest and most(22) VIOLENT countries in the worldMany (23) PIRATES are based in Somalia

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