Historical evidences have proven that Ethiopia is a country with a history that goes 3000 years back. Like many other aspect of Ethiopia, the history of the country is unique and intriguing. Thus being an ancient country has enabled Ethiopian to accumulate an enormous amount of cultural relics. More over the country is also endowed with a variety of natural resources. Accordingly, Ethiopia stands top in Africa to register 9 world heritage sites under UNESCO.
Simien National Park (added to the list in 1978,Lalibela (1978, The First Group of Churches, The Second Group of Churches, Bete Giorgis (The House of St. George), Fasil Gibi (1979), Axsum (1980), Tiya (1980, Lower Omo Valley(1980), Lower Awash Valley (1980), Walled City of Harar (2006), Konso(2011).