Holqa Sof Omar

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Holqa Sof Omar is part of the Tentative list of Ethiopia in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

Holqa Sof Omar is a 15km long undergound cave system formed by a river. It holds the Islamic shrine of Sheik Sof Omar Ahmed. It is also sacred to the local Oromo traditional religion.

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Full Name
Holqa Sof Omar
Country
Ethiopia
Added
2012
Nominated for
2020
Type
Mixed
Link
By ID
2016 Incomplete - not examined

2012 Added to Tentative List

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