ADOPT COUNTRY- ETHIOPIA

EthiopiaEthiopia is a landlocked country located in the north-eastern part of Africa. It borders Eritrea to the north, Djibouti to the north east, South Sudan to the west, Kenya to the south and Sudan to the northwest. Ethiopia is the oldest independent country in Africa and also the second- most populous in Africa. Ethiopia’s main mineral export is free gold but it also has reserves of copper, platinum, hydropower and natural gas.

Demographic information

Total Population

110.35million according to the latest United Nation’s estimates

Population Growth Rate

3.02%

Fertility Rate

4.3 children per woman

Sex Ratio

99males per 100 females

Infant Mortality

59 deaths per 1000 live births

Life Expectancy

66.34 years

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ADOPT COUNTRY- BURUNDI

BurundiBurundi is a landlocked country located in east-central Africa to the south of the Equator. It has an equatorial climate. It is bordered by Rwanda to the north, Tanzania to the east and south west and the Democratic republic of Congo to the west.

Demographic information

Total Population

11.6 million according to the latest United Nations estimates

Population Growth

3.21%

Fertility Rate

5.91 births per woman

Sex ratio

100males per 103.6 females

Infant mortality rate

50.2 deaths per 1000live births

Life expectancy

62.2years

Literacy level

61.57%

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Adopt country- Tanzania

TanzaniaTanzania is in East Africa within the Great Lakes region. It borders Kenya and Uganda to the north, Rwanda, Burundi and DRC to the west and Zambia, Malawi and Mozambique to the south. It is home to Mount Kilimanjaro which is the highest mountain peak in Africa.Tanzania is located on the eastern coast of Africa on the Indian Ocean and has a coastline approximately 1,424 kilometres long. Tanzania also has several offshore islands, including Unguja (Zanzibar), Pemba, and Mafia. 

Demographic information

Total Population

58.01 Million

Population Growth Rate

3.0% annually

Fertility Rate

5.02 births per woman

Sex Ratio

102.325 female per 100 male

Infant Mortality

57.57 per 1000 births

Life Expectancy

63.9%

Literacy rate

77.89%

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Adopt Country - UGANDA

UgandaUganda is a land locked country located in the East- Central Africa. It borders five countries which include; Kenya, to the East, Rwanda to the south west, Tanzania to the south, South Sudan to the north and Democratic Republic of Congo to the west. It has 7,200 square kilometres of national parks and game reserves. It has an extraordinary diversity which contains lakes, swamps, dense grassland and woodland, rolling plains, forests and mountains. It also has a rich variety of wildlife including the endangered mountain gorillas.

Basic information:

$1ü  Gained independence October 9th 1962

$1ü  Capital city : Kampala

$1ü  President : Yoweri Museveni

$1ü  Currency :Uganda shilling

$1ü  Population: 35.6 million

$1ü  Area : 241,038 km2

$1ü  Language : English and Luganda, (other language families include; Bantu, central Sudanic and Nilotic)

$1ü  Religion: Christianity ,Islam

Total Population

42.9 Million

Population Growth

3.26%

Fertility Rate

5.59 births per woman

Sex Ratio

100.2 male per 100 female

Infant Mortality

35.4%deaths per 1000 live births

Life Expectancy

62.5 years

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ADOPT COUNTRY - SUDAN

Sudan Sudan is located in the north eastern side of Africa. It is bordered by Libya to the north west, Chad to the west, The Central African Republic to the South west, South Sudan to the south, Ethiopia to the South east Eritrea to the East The Red Sea to the north east and Egypt to the North. It is the third largest country in Africa and it has a coastline that borders the red sea. Sudan is rich in mineral resources like Cobalt, asbestos, copper, gold, silver, petroleum, lead and others.

Demographic information

Total Population

42.6 Million according to 2019 latest United Nations estimates

Population Growth Rate

2.42%

Fertility Rate

4.43 births per woman

Sex Ratio

101.6 males per 100 females

Infant Mortality

42.09deaths per 1000 live births

Life Expectancy

63.55 years

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