What country is known as the Horn of Africa?

Which is the oldest independent country in Africa?

Liberia, Africa’s Oldest Independent and Democratic Republic, Celebrates the 169th Anniversary of Its Independence.

Why is the Horn of Africa a hotspot?

The Horn of Africa is one of only two entirely arid hotspots. It extends from Oman and Yemen through Eritrea and Somalia to parts of Ethiopia and Kenya. It is notable for endemic plants, with more than 2700 species. … It is one of the most degraded of the world’s hotspots, due to overgrazing and charcoal harvesting.

What is the capital of East Africa?

Countries, capitals and largest cities

Country Capital Largest city by population
Horn of Africa
Ethiopia Addis Ababa Addis Ababa (2,739,551; 2007 est.)
Somalia Mogadishu Mogadishu
Somaliland Hargeisa Hargeisa
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