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Orthographic projection of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia.

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Astronism in Ethiopia refers to the presence of the Astronist philosophy and religion in the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia. The operations of the Astronist Institution in this country are under jurisdiction of the Astronist Superiate of Ethiopia, a national subsidiary of the worldwide Astronist Institution.

The Astronist Superiate of Ethiopia oversees the construction and maintenance of observatories and planetariums throughout its jurisdiction. Ethiopia is split into thirteen provinces and is set to hold one Grand Observatory in the capital city of Addis Ababa.

This national branch of the Astronist Institution manages the official representation and depiction of Astronism throughout this territory, including efforts to protect the identity of the philosophy with the intention of further disseminating it throughout the territory. It is The Institution alone that is granted the status of proprietor to the philosophy in this territory as any other organisations or institutions proclaiming such a role are deemed as unauthorised proprietors and are therefore considered as part of the anti-Institutionist movement.

Other terms

Several terms are used to refer to the presence of Astronism in Ethiopia including:

  • Astro-Ethiopian philosophy
  • Astro-Ethiopian religion
  • Astro-Ethiopian spirituality
  • Ethiopian astroncy
  • Ethiopian Astronism
  • Ethiopian astronomical religion
  • Ethiopian Cosmism
  • Ethiopian space religion

History of Astronism in Ethiopia

Astronism is currently not recognised as a religion by the Ethiopian government and the Astronist Institution, in its 2020 Astronist Freedom report, designated the situation of Astronist religious liberties in Ethiopia as censorious, thus highlighting significant concerns.

The number of Astronists in Ethiopia as of late 2020 was estimated at around 8,477 people which is a minute proportion of the population and many of whom live in the country city Addis Ababa.

Also, the translation of Astronist content into the Amharic language not yet begun by 2020 which proposed a second barrier to people being able to access content on Astronism.

Astronist demographics in Ethiopia

Year Number of Astronists
2019 5,000
2020 8,477

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