Sunday 9 June 2024


(1). The Ethiopian ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡น calendar is different from the Georgian calendar. There are thirteen months in the Ethiopian calendar, which means they are currently in 2017.

(2). Ethiopians ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡น also measure the hours of a day to a different schedule based on the logic that the clock starts when the day does. Ethiopia, however, observes 13 calendar months per year. This makes the Ethiopian calendar 7 years behind the rest of the world.

(3). Ethiopia ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡น is the only African country never to have been brought under colonial rule. The Itร lians tried but failed woefully and were defeated by the solid Ethiopian forces.

(4). Ethiopia ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡น has the world's 0ldest Bible and the most unique.

(5). Ethiopia ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡น is home to one of the world's best coffee. In fact, coffee production is huge in Ethiopia.

(6). According to some archaeological findings, Ethiopia ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡น is the cradle of humร nkind. Meaning lifรจ actually started in Ethiopia.

(7). In 1960, an Ethiopian named Abebe Bikila became the first Black African to win gold in the Olympics. He won it by running barefoot.

(8). Addis Ababa's name translates to ‘New Flower’ in Amharic. The city is one of the oldest cities in the world.

(9). Ethiopia ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡น is home to some of the world's tastiest, healthiest and most diverse cuisines on the continent of Africa. 

(10). The biggest festival in Ethiopia, Timket, is a three-day annual festival that honours the baptism of Jesus Christ in the river Jordan. It's one of the world's largest festivals that takes place annually. The festival attracts millions of people from all over the world.

(11). Ethiopia ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡น has the most UNESCO World Heritage Sites on the continent. Ethiopia takes first place as the African country with the most UNESCO World Heritage sites. There are 9 total ranging from religious sites to natural areas. Among them are the Simien National Park, Konso Cultural Landscape and the rock-hewn churches.

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