ETHIOPIA

(birr = 100 cents)

76-ETB

Last 120 days

Text Box: 	After 30 years  of civil war, a referendum in Eritrea in April 1993 established Eritrea as an independent country.
	The old Ethiopian birr was in use in both Ethiopia and Eritrea till 1998, when the Nakfa was introduced in Eritrea at par with the Ethiopian birr.
	 At the same time new birr (ETB, series 1997) notes were introduced in Ethiopia.
	In 2003 was released the new improved series birr.
Text Box: Import / Export restrictions:
	Foreign currency:
  In: free, must declare
 Out: up to amount imported and declared
	Local currency:
  In: up to 100 birr (11.4 USD)
 Out: up to 100 birr (11.4 USD)

ETB 10 (1997)(142*67mm)

birr,dollars 10(1966-91)NOT VALID, NOT EXCHANGEABLE !!!!

ETB 5 (1997)(140*65mm)

birr,dollars 5(1966-91)NOT VALID, NOT EXCHANGEABLE !!!!

ETB 1 (1997)(135*60mm)

birr,dollars 1 (1966-91)NOT VALID, NOT EXCHANGEABLE !!!!

ETB 100 (1997)(147*72mm)

birr,dollars100(1966-91)NOT VALID, NOT EXCHANGEABLE !!!

ETB 50 (1997)(145*70mm)

birr,dollars50(1966-91)NOT VALID, NOT EXCHANGEABLE !!!

ETB 100 (2003,8 similar)

ETB 50 (2003,8 similar)

ETB 10 (2003)

ETB 5 (2003)

ETB 1 (2003)

COINS in circulation (1977+)

Oval: to the rates

 

NOTES and COINS we buy

buy / sell

% fixing

Valid till:

Notes  

ETB 100, 50 (2003, 2008); 10, 5, 1 (2003)

xx / xx %

in circulation

ETB 100, 50, 10, 5, 1 (1997)

 ?? / ?? %

in circulation?

 

older notes are worthless (some of them are similar but in different color !!)  

 

worthless !!

 

 

 

 

Coins

cents 50, 25, 10, 5, 1 (1977+)

xx / xx %

in circulation

 

 

 

 

Area

(sq km)

Population (2005)

Language/Ethnicity

Ethnicity / Religion

Life duration

GDP per capita

(world position)

1 127 127

74 777 981

Amharic (official)

Islam 45-50 %

male 47.67

 

Addis Ababa

Tigrigna, Somali,

Ethiopian Orthodox 35-40 %

female 50.03

2005 : 800 (223)

2 716 200

Arabic, English...

 

 

 

5 cents (1977+)

1 cent (1977+)

50 cents (1977+)

25 cents (1977+)

10 cents (1977+)