African Union in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Sentinel-2 MSI acquired on 19 November 2020 at 07:42:21 UTC
Author(s): Sentinel Vision team, VisioTerra, France -
Keyword(s): Urban, city planning, infrastructures, land, plateau, Great rift Valley, Great African Rift, Ethiopia
Fig. 1 - S2 (19.11.2020) - Most of Ethiopia lies on a high plateau.
Fig. 2 - S2 (19.11.2020) - The Great African Rift divides Ethiopia in two between the Nubian Plate and the Somali Plate.
The Ethipian capital, Addis Ababa, lies at the centre of the country next to the rift, between 2300m and 2600m high.
Fig. 3 - S2 (19.11.2020) - Addis Ababa was founded in 1886, it is now a city of ~3 millions inhabitants.
Fig. 4 - S2 (19.11.2020) - It is often referred to as "the political capital of Africa", it hosts the headquarters of the African Union since 1963.