World Heritages | WOW Ethiopia

World Heritages

Ethiopia has many tourist attraction places and some of them are popular and registered as a world heritage sites by UNESCO.

Ethiopia is one of the largest countries in Sub – Saharan Africa, covering 1.14 million square kilometers and occupying the large part of the Horn of Africa. Ethiopia shares borders with Eritrea, Djibouti, Somalia, Kenya, Sudan and South Sudan. Addis Ababa is the capital city of Ethiopia. 

It is a land of wonder and enchantment, a country with one of richest histories on the African continent. Ethiopia a land of contrasts and surprises, of remote and wild places, and home to cultured and friendly people who are descended from some of the world’s oldest civilizations. 

This is the land of the biblical queen of Sheba, home of the ark of the covenant, the source of the Blue Nile river and the birth place of coffee. ‘Lucy’, at more than 3 million years old, is the world’s oldest known, almost complete, hominid skeleton. Lucy was discovered in Ethiopia.

Ethiopia is the only African country that has never been colonized. It is one of the ancient countries of the world that has its own calendar and inscription.  

Ethiopia is diverse in cultures, languages, and religions. More than 80 different ethnic groups and 80 languages are found within the borders of this beautiful country. Amharic is the national language of the country.