Ethiopia is land of origins
Ethiopia, the land of Superb and endless attraction Sites!!
Ethiopia is land of origins, human ancestors first up right walking here; the birth place of coffee, home to many endemic fauna and flora species, spectacular and gorgeous landscapes, sources of the Blue Nile, many ancient rock hewn churches, ancient African tribes, the list is tremendous. A country is so rich in history that four destinations in northern Ethiopia have been designated UNESCO World Heritage Sites (twelve in total, nine are tangible and the rest three are intangible). Ethiopia from the time of King Solomon and Queen of Sheba is a land filled with historical, cultural and natural treasures. Meanwhile, southern Ethiopia is a destination that is most unique where time has stood still. Visit the various tribal villages, nomads and be amazed at their lifestyle, and social infrastructure that is reminiscent of bygone eras. Above all things, it is a country of great antiquity with a culture and traditions dating back more than 3000 years.
The oldest civilized region in the horn of Africa!
Ethiopia and its history is the story of Africa at its inception. Archaeologists and Anthropologists commonly count Ethiopia as the origin of mankind. In 1974 the oldest human remains ever were discovered here. The 4.4 million old bones of Homo Ramidus Afarensis, were found in Ethiopia’s Afar region Perhaps the world’s most famous early human ancestor, the 3.2-million-year-old ape “Lucy” was the first Australopithecus afarensis skeleton ever found, though her remains are only about 40 percent complete discovered in 1974 by paleontologist Donald C. Johanson in Hadar, Ethiopia, A. Afarensis was for about 20 years the earliest known human ancestor species.
Ethiopia has extensive historic sites, particularly in the north of the country, where the tourists can visit ruins of old buildings dating from the first millennium BC, the stelae and tombs of the Axumite kings, rock hewn churches dating from the 4th century, the monasteries of Lake Tana and the 13th century monolithic rock hewn churches of King. In the east, the 1000 years old city of Harar, with its more than 99 mosques, is considered as the fourth holiest city in Islamic world, after Mecca, Median and Jerusalem. South of Addis Ababa there is a number of Neolithic sites, including the 1.5-1.8 million year old site at MelkaKunture (Oromia Region) and the 400 Tutu Fella stelae field – an unusual collection of carved stones. Elsewhere in the southern region there are remote, medieval monasteries and in Jimma, in Oromia, there is the recently restored palace of Abba Jiffar, the last independent king of the destination.
Ethiopia is the home of romantic, natural, spectacular landscapes splendid place!
Ethiopia is a land of great varieties, from the high peaks of the Semien Mountains/4543m to the below sea-level Danakil Depression/116m, tropical forests, lakes, savannah and deserts. Bale Mountains National Park, home of many endemic mammals and birds’ species, visitors can visit unique alpine fauna and flora, volcanic lakes and trout filled streams. For big game viewing, there are the Omo and Mago National Parks in the Southern Region, with their fascinating Mursi and Hamer villages.
With its combination of history and culture, ethnic diversity, stunning and varied scenery, wildlife and birdlife (there are more than 863 species recorded, with 23 endemics), Ethiopia is truly unique in the Africa continent/land of origins.
Ethiopia has a population over 100 million is a land of enormous ethnic diversity, with people of Semitic, Cushtic, Nilotic and Omotic stock. There are more than 85 ethnic groups and as many languages with over 200 dialects.
What unite Ethiopia’s many people are primarily their shared independent existence/the beauty land of diversity. Ethiopia was never colonized, its people put up a continuous, spirited and vigorous resistance. Ethiopia is Ethiopian and this will be obvious to the visitor from the moment of arrival in Addis Ababa. Courtesy and hospitality are prized qualities throughout the country.