Ethiopia is the horn of Africa, lying between 3-http://www.couchsurfing.org/group.html?edit=22253180 North and 33-480 East. It is bounded on the northeast by Eritrea and Djibouti, on the east and southeast by Somalia, on the south by Kenya and on the west by Sudan. Ethiopian covers an area of 1,104,300km2, making it the tenth largest country in Africa. The capital of Ethiopia is Addis Ababa which lies in the heart of the country at an altitude of 2,300m. Ethiopia is Africa's third most populous nation. The population of Ethiopia has above 74 million people.
Ethiopia is the oldest independent nation in Africa. It was home to the powerful Christian kingdom of Axum in the first century’s and became a Christian empire in the 15th century.
The third century persian prophet Mani wrote that there are four great empires in the world(at that time).The empire of babylon and persia,the empire of Rome,the empire of Axum(Presently Ethiopia) and the empire of china.
Ethiopia is a multi-ethnic state. Four main language groups: Semitic, Cushitic, Omotic, and Nilo-Saharan.
This is a group greated with an intention of providing the real face of Ethiopia.travelers with a plan to visit Ethiopia or had already an expiriance will gettogethr and share ideas.
Unlike what is shown on the international media this country is endowed with many miraculeouse events,breath taking nature,10000 years history and amazing hospitality.
As aleardy sayed by many travelers,in ethiopian everybody will expiriance some extraordinary things wich cannot exist anywher else that make a travel more unforgetable.
Just drope an email for any information to this hastorical country.
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