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What to See in Awasa and Bahir Dar (Ethiopia)

Awasa (Ethiopia) According to SHOPAREVIEW, the resort town of Awasa is located on the shores of the lake of the same name, about 300 km south of Addis Ababa. It is the main starting point for traveling around the lake edge of the Ethiopian Rift Zone. On Lake Awasa itself, you can go fishing, boating… Read More »

Cities in Ethiopia

Hamedela (Ethiopia) According to POLITICSEZINE, the village of Hamedela is located in the northeastern part of Ethiopia in the Danakil Desert near the border with Eritrea. In its vicinity is the lowest place on the African continent (116 m below sea level). Among other things, this is the hottest place on Earth in terms of… Read More »

Economy of Ethiopia

According to businesscarriers, Ethiopia is one of the least developed countries in the world. Its economy is almost entirely dependent on the state of agriculture, which produces more than 50% of the country’s GDP. The basis of agriculture is agriculture and cattle breeding. Coffee provides 2/3 of all export income. The country has the largest… Read More »

Ethiopia Arts

The architecture of the so-called “paleoetiopic” period (last centuries before Christ-VII century AD) is characterized by massive constructions whose function has not yet been clarified (religious, civil or funeral), springs on a high podium (approx. 5 m) of limestone blocks with access steps. According to a2zgov, nothing remains of the elevated walls, built with the… Read More »

Ethiopia Literature

According to areacodesexplorer, the most ancient testimonies of Ethiopian literature are constituted by historical inscriptions of the kings of Axum (especially of the king Ezānā, first half of the 4th century AD). The ancient Ethiopian language (geʽez) is used only in the most recent inscriptions (from the mid-4th century AD onwards) while the most remote… Read More »

Ethiopia Culture and Traditions

CULTURE: GENERAL INFORMATION Ethiopia (excluding the brief parenthesis in which it became an Italian colony), unlike other African countries, has managed over the centuries to remain independent; for this reason it still retains many of its peculiarities. The cultural elements that characterize it are for example the type of religion (Coptic Christian), the language and… Read More »

Ethiopia History: From the Socialist to the Federal Republic

A coordination committee of the leaders of the military revolt (DERG) replaced the old imperial power by founding a republic with socialist connotations and appointing general M. Andom as president. But the settlement of the new political summit would only take place in February 1977 with the dismissal of Taferi Banti (who had eliminated Andom… Read More »

Ethiopia Traditions and Food

Many ethnic groups live in Ethiopia such as the Amharen, the Tigray, the Oromo, the Somali, the Afar or the inhabitants of southwest Ethiopia, the Nilots. 70 out of 100 people belong to the first three ethnic groups. Many ethnic groups again consist of subgroups. They are connected by a common language. These population groups… Read More »

Ethiopia History and Politics

The oldest people People lived very early on in what is now Ethiopia. The Australopithecus afarensis was found here, which is named after Afar where it was found. He could already walk upright. On the other hand, “Lucy”, the skeleton of a 25 year old woman, was discovered here. You can get more information about… Read More »

Ethiopia Animals and Plants

Animals from North and East Africa The fauna of Ethiopia is very diverse. Animals that have a home in North Africa, but also animals from East Africa live here. However, many animal populations have now declined. Most herds of animals have become smaller and some herd animals such as giraffes or elephants are almost completely… Read More »