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Capital and largest city in Ethiopia, Addis Ababa can be your next expat destination if you want to live a unique expat experience. The city has already welcomed a thriving expatriate community, also hosting international organizations and foreign embassies. Its welcoming population will ease your adaptation process.

Expats wishing to work here will need to get a work permit: procedures can be long.  

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Ethiopia is Africa's oldest independent country, which gives Ethiopians an additional reason to be proud of. Its scenery will leave you speechless, and its unique cultural heritage will evoke curiosity. Covering over 1.13 million km², this landlocked country is home to one of the oldest Christian churches, the Ethiopian Orthodox Church, and it is where the Blue Nile, one of the two major tributaries of the Nile, originates.

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We?re two American thirty-somethings living overseas with our two girls, a preschooler and a baby. We lived in South Africa most recently, and we relocated in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in September 2013.

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