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Aksum was an ancient name of Ethiopia, also known as Abyssinia.
(SFEC, 6/28/98, BR p.12)(SFC, 6/4/99, p.W9)
Ethiopia’s population in 2005 was about 75 million.
(Econ, 8/13/05, p.38)
The Konso people of Ethiopia produced funerary figures.
(NYT, 6/7/96, p.B9)
Links: Africanet: http://www.africanet.com/africanet/country/ethiopia/history.htm
History: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ethiopia#History
Lonely Planet: http://www.lonelyplanet.com/dest/afr/eth.htm
USLC: http://lcweb2.loc.gov/frd/cs/ettoc.html
USSD: http://www.state.gov/www/background_notes/ethiopia_0398_bgn.html