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Ethiopia (Country Profile)

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Ethiopia is truly a Land of discovery - brilliant and beautiful, secretive, mysterious and extraordinary. The traveler in Ethiopia makes a journey through time, transported by beautiful monuments and the ruins of edifices built long centuries ago.

The only country in Africa that was never colonized, the first in Africa to adopt the Christian faith, and containing more World Heritage Sites than any other, Ethiopia has one of the richest historical heritages on the continent

Ethiopia has a population over 80 million with an annual growth rate of 2.73%, and a population density of 64.1 per sq. km (2007). At present, Ethiopia is the second most populous country in Africa. Ethiopia is one of the oldest nations in the world and its people have an ancient culture and deep-rooted tradition. Its culture and tradition date back to over 3,000 years.

In fact, the 3.5 million-year-old skeleton of "Lucy" or Australopithecus at Hadar, in the Afar Region, the 4.4 million-year-old remains of Australopithecus Remides which is considered to be mans anthropoid ancestor, and the earliest hand tools of humans unearthed in the Omo Valley make the country the oldest home of humankind in the world.

The Ethiopian people are ethnically and culturally diverse. Thus, there are about 80 ethnic groups. Amharic is the official working language of the Federal Government.

Historical Tour Guide Program

Tour guide service to the ancient historical places and ancient holy churches. You will be able to visit the statue of Axum, the Gondar Castles, churches and monasteries arround Bahir Dar, the old city Harar, 12 churches of the Lalibela and many more

Ethnological Tour Guide Program

A tour guide that will enable you to view and experience what other ethnic groups people life-style is and their culture. There are more than 80 ethnic groups in Ethiopia. Each ethnic group will have different way of living and different culture.

Trekking Tour Guide Program

In this tour program there will be trekking activities on the highest mountain of Ethiopia, specially at the north the Semien Mountain and at the south the Bale Mountain. In connection with this tour you will see some endemic animals of Ethiopia

Denakel Tour Guide Program

A tour guide program to the hotest place on earth, the Denakel Depression. You will also see an active volcano at the north western of Ethiopia at the Afar Region. The place has been viewed by the national geography and named one of the hottest place on earth

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