Monday, August 16

License Plate History

Left and center are pre World War II examples from Gondar and Mekele. On the right one from Addis Ababa during the Italian occupation.

Amazingly, there is a World License Plate site with a rather complete collection of images from Ethiopia and Eritrea.
... The population of Ethiopia is currently around 59,000,000 with about 60,000 vehicles. The population of Eritrea is around 3,600,000. There are about 5000 vehicles in Eritrea.

The history of license plates in Ethiopia and Eritrea can be divided into five periods ...
The pictorial history continues here.

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