World Heritage in Ethiopia

Ethiopia

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Relevant websites and news articles:
  • Ethiopia launches activities to make Africa's first mosque -Al Nejashi Mosque - as a tourist destination and a world heritage site by UNESCO in the coming few years. (26-02-2009)
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Map of World Heritage in Ethiopia

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Legend

  • Cultural
  • Natural
  • Mixed
  • Tentative

World Heritage Sites

SiteInscribedCategoryReviewsRating
Aksum 1980 Cultural 6 3.42
Bale Mountains National Park 2023 Natural 1 3.78
Fasil Ghebbi 1979 Cultural 3 3.41
Gedeo Cultural landscape 2023 Cultural 2 2.65
Harar Jugol 2006 Cultural 2 3.04
Konso 2011 Cultural 3 2.99
Lalibela 1978 Cultural 6 4.44
Lower Valley of the Awash 1980 Cultural 3 3.14
Lower Valley of the Omo 1980 Cultural 4 3.8
Simien National Park 1978 Natural 11 3.7
Tiya 1980 Cultural 4 2.3

Tentative List

SiteAddedScheduledCategoryReviewsRating
Dirre Sheik Hussein 2011 Cultural 1 N/A
Holqa Sof Omar 2012 Mixed 0 N/A
Lake Tana Island Monasteries and its Adjacent Wetland Natural and Cultural Heritages 2021 Mixed 1 100%
Melka Kunture and Balchit 2020 2024 Mixed 1 N/A
Sacred Landscapes of Tigray 2018 Cultural 1 100%
Simien Mountains National Park (SMNP) 2023 Natural 0 100%
The Cultural Heritage of Yeha 2020 Cultural 2 100%

Former Tentative Sites

SiteAddedRemovedReviews
Abijatta Shalla Lakes National Park 1979 1981 2

Country info

Official Name
Ethiopia
Region
Africa
WHC location
-
WHC member

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