Ethiopian People and Culture

Ethnic Colour

Ethiopia is one of the most ethnically diverse countries in the world. If your interest is either to study them or visit anthropological ethnographic background of the peoples of Ethiopia do not even hesitate to come. There are four major categories of the peoples of Ethiopia, the Semitic the Cushitic, the Omotic, and The Nilotic. Oromo, Amhara, and Tigreans are the most in population size. We have more than 80 different ethnic groups within Ethiopia and over 140 dialects.

What are you thinking, You think it is a problem? No it is not, we call it color and we believe our diversity is a key to Ethiopia’s strength – Unity Though Diversity. The smallest tribe in Ethipia is less than five thousand and It is the Karo Tribe though there are other sub clans smaller in size. Do you want to learn more? Do you have special cultural interest, say body painting? Tattoo? Or division of labour in different communities? Or rite of passage? Colourfull wedding? Jumping on the Bulls to get married? Hmmm We all have it all. Contact us so that we can trail your memorable moments in Ethiopia

Ethiopian People Culture & Life-style

Traditional Foods

Traditional Foods

Ingera is made from a cereal grain that is unique known as Tef. Though t'efs is...
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Traditional musical  instruments

Traditional musical instruments

Traditional musical instruments in widespread use include the massinko, a one-stringed...
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Tsamai people

Tsamai people

The Tsamai people (also spelled Tsemay, Tsamay, Tsemai, Tsamako, or Tsamakko) are...
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Ethiopian Languages

Ethiopian Languages

Ethiopia has many indigenous languages (some 84 according to the Ethnologue, 77 according...
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Surma

Surma

Surma is the Ethiopian government's collective name for the Suri, the Mursi and the...
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Coffee ceremony

Coffee ceremony

Coffee – Nu Buna Tetu – Come Drink Coffe with us. Who does not know that Coffee...
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BEST Natural Attractions

Blue Nile

Blue Nile

The Blue Nile (Amharic: ዓባይ); transliterated:...
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Dallol Depression

Dallol Depression

One of the most important features of this region of...
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Lake Tana

Lake Tana

Lake Tana, the largest lake in Ethiopia, is the source...
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Omo River

Omo River

The Omo Valley is virtually free of human habitation...
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