• Photo of Typical Ethiopian food

    Typical Ethiopian food

    Geographic setting and environment Located in East Africa, Ethiopia (formerly called Abyssinia) covers an area of ​​approximately 1,127,127 square kilometers. Comparatively, the area occupied by Ethiopia is slightly less than twice the size of the state of Texas. Ethiopia is a country of geographical contrasts, ranging from 125 meters below sea level in the Denakil Depression to more than 4,600 meters above sea level in the mountainous regions. It contains a variety of different topographic zones: the Great Rift Valley runs the entire length of the country in a northeast-southwest direction; the Ethiopian Highlands are marked by mountain ranges; the…

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  • Photo of History of Ethiopia

    History of Ethiopia

    Brief history of Ethiopia summarized A brief summary of the history of Ethiopia, a country belonging to Africa. Ancient Ethiopia People have lived in Ethiopia for thousands of years. However, the first well-known kingdom in Ethiopia arose in the 1st century AD Around 100 AD there was a kingdom in Ethiopia called Axum. Axum traded with Rome, Arabia, and India. Axum converted to Christianity in the 4th century AD In 642 the Arabs conquered Egypt. In 698-700 they took Tunis and Carthage and soon controlled the entire North African coast. The Arabs were Muslim, of course, and soon the entire…

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  • Traditions and customs of Ethiopia

    What traditions and customs are there in Ethiopia? Here we can see the customs and traditions of Ethiopia. Gastronomy Food in daily life Injera, a fluffy unleavened bread made from teff grain, is the staple of every meal. All foods are eaten with the hands, and injera pieces are cut into bite-sized pieces and used to dip and grab stews (“wat”) made from vegetables such as carrots and cabbage, spinach, potatoes, and lentils. The most common spice is berberey, which has a red pepper base. Food taboos found in the Old Testament are observed by most people as prescribed by…

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