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Ten Amazing Facts About Ethiopia

Ethiopia is one of the countries found in Africa especially at the Horn of African continent.It is also the second most populated country in Africa.Today,we look at some amazing facts about Ethiopia and they include;

1.Ethiopia is the oldest country in Africa.

2.It was the only African country never colonized by anyone.

3.Ethiopia is the only country in the world with a 12 hour time system, counting from dawn to dusk and from dusk to dawn.

4.Coffee was first discovered in Ethiopia.

5.Ethiopia uses a thirteen month calendar and it is seven years behind the rest of world.

6.The Ark of covenant is believed to be in a church in Ethiopia.

7.Dallol in Ethiopia is the hottest inhabited place on earth.

8.Ethiopia has the longest existing lava lake.

9.Ethiopia is the cradle of human being.

10.Ethiopia is home to nine sites on the UNESCO World Heritage sites list.

11.It is the only African country with it's own alphabets.

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