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Harer enjoys a mild climate throughout the year. Sir Richard Burton, who was the first European visitor to enter the 'forbidden city' incognito said, 'Harar is not hot, cool but not cold'. Harer is considered as the original cultivation center of the world famous coffee Arabica and the mild stimulant leaf called chat (cath edulis). Both are lucrative export items, which provide the Ethiopian economy with substantial financial resources. With its numerous mosques and shrines, Harer ...
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The Zagwe Dynasty The fall of Axum resulted in 'Ethiopia forgetting the world, and being forgotten by the outside world'. A new dynasty, comprising of six kings and one queen, came to power in the Christian highlands, based in the Agew district of Lasta. The Agew language was the result of long time cultural and political interactions between Cushitic and Semitic speaking peoples in the northern highlands. LALIBELA Altitude: 2630m The Eighth wonder of the world The 2nd Jerusalem ...
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HISTORIC JIMMA: 1860 Temperature: 29 deg C Avg. Rainfall: 1600mm each year Jimma was one of the strongest of the five autonomous Gibe kingdoms of the Oromo people. Like all other kingdoms of the surrounding peoples, Jimma was also incorporated into the central Christian Empire of Ethiopia. Jimma had a long distance trade route, that started from the coastal area and reached the ancient great Thursday market at Hirmata, with an attendance of 30,000. This route also enabled cultural interact ...
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The Axumite Kingdom Rising to importance around the time of the birth of Christ, the time of the earliest historical records, Axum was the capital of the far reaching Axumite Kingdom, a great commercial civilization that traded with distant lands and dominated the vital crossroads of Africa and Asia for almost a thousand years. It was a kingdom of great wealth and sophistication , whose kings minted a gold coinage when almost no one else in the world was rich enough to afford it or sop ...
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VAL GONDER: 1632 - 1850 AD Ethiopia went through a long period without a fixed capital. When it was time to have one, there was no better settlement than the one at Gonder. Besides being the largest settlement in the country, it was an important administrative, commercial, religious, and cultural center. It was also noted for the skills of its many craftsmen. Gonder became the capital of Ethiopia during the reign of Emperor Faciladas (1632-1667). ciladas was responsible for the ...
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dis Ababa enjoys an ideal climate with brilliant African sunshine and clean cool air at an altitude of 2200-2600 meters, making it the third highest capital of the world. A CITY OF CONTRAST Addis Ababa is a city of modern offices and apartment blocks, broad avenues, fine hotels and restaurants. Modest dwellings of the less well to do can be seen between and around the modern buildings, with cattle, donkeys, sheeps and goats finding their ways through the narrow streets. Addis Ab ...
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