As you travel through Ethiopia, you’ll discover that the country’s many historical sites are just as impressive as its landscapes, wildlife, and culture. Ethiopia’s history stretches back into the distant past, all the way to humankind’s prehistory. You’ll experience this impressive heritage through the many art and artefacts on display in the country’s museums, churches, and galleries. This summary will help you put what you see into context.
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Facts & Figures
Addis Ababa, which in the local language Amharic means ‘New Flower’, is due to its historical, diplomatic and political significance for the whole continent, not only to be seen as diplomatic capital of Africa, but also as groovy city that takes pride in its multifaceted assets.
Addis Ababa has a very international character: the African Union , the headquarters of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), and numerous other continental and international organizations are based here.
The city is populated by people from different regions of Ethiopia – the country has as many as 80 nationalities speaking the same number of languages and belonging to a wide variety of religious communities. It is also home to Addis Ababa University and a few different colleges.
Traditional food is like much else in Ethiopia quite unique and taking part in a formal meal means participating in what resembles another of the country’s colorful and fascinating ceremonies. Ethiopian’s eat a lot of meat like beef, goat and sheep – if they can afford it. Orthodox Christians as well as Muslims do not eat pork, so this kind of meat will be hard to find.