Travelling in Ethiopia

Travelling in Ethiopia

Land:-Ethiopia covers an area of 1,104,300 square kilometers (approx 426,372 square miles)
Climate:-there are two seasons; the dry season, October – May, and the wet season, June – September.
Topography:- Ethiopia has an elevated central plateau varying in height between 2,000 and 3,000 meters, in the north and center of the country, there are some 25 mountains whose peaks rise above 4,000 meters. The most famous Ethiopian river is the Blue Nile (for Abbay), which flows north a distance of 1,450 kilometers from its source in Lake Tana to join the White Nile at Khartoum, Sudan.
People:- the population is estimated at 96,633,458. More →

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The Great Rift Valley

The Great Rift Valley

The Great Rift Valley

The Great Rift Valley passes through Ethiopia making it rich
in various species of birds, plants and animals.
 Lake Tana is the largest lake with 37 islands of which
20 islands have churches and monasteries of great
historical and cultural interest.
 Lake Abaya in Arbaminch is not only the largest but
also the longest in the Ethiopian Rife Valley.
 At Lake Abaya and Lake Chamo (an angler’s paradise)
one can fish the Nile perch’ which could weigh 100
kilograms and also catch the fighting ‘Tiger fish.
 Lake shalla is the deepest lake with a depth of 260
meters.
 Lake Langano is the only lake with a sandy beach and
is ideal for swimming and boating .

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Blue Nile

Blue Nile

Blue Nile

Blue Nile

The Blue Nile originates from Lake Tana.
• It supplies 86% of water to the Nile, (6,695 kilometers) the longest river in the world.
• It is locally considered that the sacred source of the Blue Nile is small spring at Gish Abay, also known as lesser Abay (Nile).

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