Mangesti Itiopia
  • J. Scott Keltie
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


Th. ancient Empire of Abyssinia, or ‘Ethiopia,’ includes the Kingdoms of Tigré, with Lasta, in the north-east; Amhara, with Gojam, in the west and centre; Shoa in the south; besides outlying territories and dependencies of ill-defined boundaries, as far as Kafa in the south and Harar in the south-east, with considerable portions of the Galla and Somali Lands. The whole area is over 200,000 sq. miles, with an estimated population of from 9 to 11 millions. For treaties relating to the boundaries of Abyssinia see Statesman’s Year Boo. for 1907, p. 667. An agreement was reached in December, 1907, for the delimitation of the frontier towards British East Africa.


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