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Ethiopia Elevation Map

Ethiopia has diverse and rugged topography with highlands, mountains, and lowlands.


The highlands are mostly found in the north while the lowlands are concentrated in the east.


The overall elevation of Ethiopia is high with numerous peaks over 3,000 meters.

The topography of Ethiopia plays a significant role in determining the climate, flora, and fauna of the country.

Highest point

The highest point in Ethiopia is Mount Ras Dashen with an elevation of 4,620 meters above sea level.

Lowest point

The lowest point in Ethiopia is the Danakil Depression which lies 125 meters below sea level.

Similar landscape

Ethiopia is similar in topography to other East African countries such as Kenya and Tanzania which share highland areas along the Great Rift Valley.

Popular cities

See here a list of 10 cities in Ethiopia and their elevation above sea level.