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  2. Addis Ababa - Wikipedia

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    Addis Ababa ( [adˈdis ˈabəba] ( listen); Amharic: አዲስ አበባ, romanized : Ādīs Ābeba, lit. 'new flower'), also known as Finfinne (lit. "natural spring"), is the capital and largest city of Ethiopia. It also serves as regional capital of Oromia. According to the 2007 census, the city's population is estimated at 2,739,551 inhabitants.

  3. Evacuations related to the COVID-19 pandemic - Wikipedia

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    t. e. This article lists major evacuations conducted by several countries as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic . The SARS-CoV-2 virus was first identified in the city of Wuhan, Hubei, China in mid-December 2019, when a group of people developed a pneumonia without clear causes, and existing treatments were found to be ineffective.

  4. East African Community - Wikipedia

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    Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda have cooperated with each other since the early 20th century. The East African Currency Board provided a common currency from 1919 to 1966. The customs union between Kenya and Uganda in 1917, which Tanganyika joined in 1927, was followed by the East African High Commission (EAHC) from 1948 to 1961, the East African Common Services Organization (EACSO) from 1961 to ...

  5. Riyadh - Wikipedia

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    Riyadh ( Arabic: الرياض, romanized : 'ar-Riyāḍ, lit.: 'The Gardens' [ar.riˈjaːdˤ] Najdi pronunciation: [er.rɪˈjɑːðˤ]) is the capital of Saudi Arabia and the largest city on the Arabian Peninsula. Located in the center of the an-Nafud desert, on the eastern part of the Najd plateau, the city sits at an average of 600 meters ...

  6. Middle East - Wikipedia

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    Middle East map of Köppen climate classification. The Middle East ( Arabic: الشرق الأوسط, ISO 233: ash-Sharq al-Awsat) is a geopolitical term that commonly refers to the region spanning the Levant, Arabian Peninsula, Anatolia (including modern Turkey and Cyprus ), Egypt, Iran and Iraq. The term came into widespread usage as a ...

  7. Economy of Kenya - Wikipedia

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    The Economy of Kenya is a market-based economy with a few state enterprises. Major industries include agriculture, forestry, fishing, mining, manufacturing, energy, tourism and financial services. As of 2020, Kenya had the third largest economy in Sub-Saharan Africa, coming behind Nigeria and South Africa.

  8. East African campaign (World War II) - Wikipedia

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    The East African campaign (also known as the Abyssinian campaign) was fought in East Africa during the Second World War by Allies of World War II, mainly from the British Empire, against Italy and its colony of Italian East Africa, between June 1940 and November 1941. The British Middle East Command with troops from the United Kingdom, South ...