AMHARA NATIONAL REGIONAL STATE

Location: northern, northwestern part of Ethiopia

Area: 161,828 square k.m

Topography: 700-4620 meters above sea level

Climate: warm cold and mild

Population: 17,205,000

Capital: Bahir Dar

Working language: Amharic(also national language of Ethiopia)

Distance from Addis Ababa to Bahir Dar: 565k.m

Blue Nile source, Deber Berhan Selassie Church (ceiling of angles), The Castles of Emperor Fassil, Rock-hewn Churches of Lalibela (unique in the world), Lake Tana and its island monasteries, Smoke and fire (The Blue Nile Falls), Teff, Nug(Niger seed, Highest Mountain in Ethiopia (Ras Dashen), Semien National Park( domain of the Nyala).

 
 
 
 
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