Culture and history in Ethiopia


A total of 14 species of 11 widely recognized hominids were discovered in Ethiopia. Lucy is probably the most famous ancestor of early man in the world and was discovered in Ethiopia. With our dedicated tou you may see why we offer you this Theme: Culture and History in Ethiopia. There are about 80 differents and uniques ethnics groups in Ethiopia, the Ark of the Covenant is supposed to be in a chapel next to the church of St. Mary of Zion in the historic city of Axum. Ethiopia has the largest number of sites classified as World Heritage by UNESCO in Africa.

Ethiopia is the country where coffee originated. It is home to many endemic animals like including Walia Ibex , Gelada Baboon , Simien fox .
The hottest place in the world is the Danakil Depression , with its Dallol and Erta Ale volcano in Ethiopia situated activity. The 12th century rock churches of Lalibela and monasteries of Lake Tana built between the 14th and 19th century.