Harar

Harar

Harar

The medieval 10th century Harare is the walled city in
Ethiopia and had five gates.
 Harare is well known for its Islamic learning and
Scholarship as well as its handicrafts, weaving , basket
making and book binding.

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The first set of postage stamp

The first set of postage stamp

The first set of postage stamp

The first set of postage stamps went sale in Harar- 1895.
 Became a member of the Universal Postal Union-
1902.
 The first two motor cars were imported-1902.
 The first meter gauge railway reached Diredawa from
Djibouti-1902.
 The Royal Palace of Addis Ababa built in 1902 could
accommodate 5000 guests in one-sitting with complete
dining sets.
 Modern banking started in 1905 and the first bank was
the bank of Abyssinia.
 The first hotel in Addis Ababa is –Etege Taitu hotel –
1907.
 Menelik II school is the first school -1908
 First Ethiopian government hospital is Menelik II-1910
 First Amharic Newspaper was Aymo-1911
 The railway to Addis Ababa was completed in 1917.

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Ethiopian coffee

Ethiopian coffee

Ethiopian coffee

Ethiopian coffee

Coffee is the gift of Ethiopia to the world.
 It originated in the province of kaffa from which the
name coffee comes.
 Ethiopia is one of the oldest and biggest exporters of
coffe in the world.
 It is first in Africa and the fifth largest producer in the world .
 There are 600 coffee tree varieties.
 Yirgachaffe” Sidama’ and ‘Harar’ and world famouns
Ethiopian coffee brands and are catered by ‘ Starbucks’
among others.

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