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Amharas - Highlands

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Shelby Brandt

on 22 August 2016

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Highlands - Amharas
Who Are These People?
The Amharas are inhabitants of the Northern and Central highlands of Ethiopia. People are divided up by the main/most often spoken language. This including the Amaharic language, their official language is Amharic.

The Climate
Homes and Housing
Animal Relations
Interaction with the Land
They get 40 inches of rain annually.
Temperatures range from 72 degrees F. to 60 degrees F. It is warm and rainy on the plateau and hot and dry in the dessert.

& Religion
These people live in cities. The living places range from high rise apartment buildings,European-style homes, to traditional African mud houses.

Mainly plant corn,sorghum,teff,and wheat as grain crops. Farmers in the southwestern area mainly plant coffee beans. Farmers also raise cattle, sheep, and chickens. Although many farm, farming is insufficient here.
Ethiopian Plateau covers about 2/3 of the country. The plateau has rich soil for farming. One of the most common and useful trees in Ethiopia is the eucalyptus tree.

Ethiopia is one of the first countries to adopt Christianity as the state religion. Many follow the Ethiopian Orthodox church. Genna is a popular sport played at certain ceremonies.

Most of ethiopia fish on the rivers provided, which include the blue nile, Genale, and Omo.they Use mud for their tarditional hut's roofs. They also use wood in their traditional huts.
Ethiopia has a very wide variety of animals. Some of these animals can't live anywhere else in the world. These include the Simien fox and a type of antelope called the walia ibex.

In around 1,000 B.C., farmers had domesticated some grains including millet sorghum, and teff. At that time in history, the plow was already a huge hit. There is also proof that they used irrigation and controlled water during that time.
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