Amharic is one of the widely used languages in Ethiopia. It has been the language of instruction in the country for centuries. It has unique alphabets. It is only used in Ethiopia. It originated from the ancient Language of Geez.
The Finding of the true Holy Cross (መስቀል)
Ethiopian Numbering system
Ethiopia has its own numbering system which has been widely used in government, literature and in religion particularly in the Orthodox and Moslem faiths for thousands of years. Like the Amharic language it is unlike any other world numbering system.
Ethiopia has its own calendar. it differs from the Gregorian calendar in that each month has 30 days. It has a 13th month which is 5-6 days long. It is now 2014 The New Year begins in September
Tourists & hikers paradise
The country of 13 months of sunshine .
Ethiopia, the home of the rare Walyia Ibex, mountain baboons, rare birds. Tourists have a lot to explore
From the towering 4th century Axumite Stele to the 12th century Lalibela centuries long monolithic rock hewn churches to the majestic 17th century Gonder castles, to the 11 + centuries old island monasteries on Lake Tana and much more...