Ethiopia is a country with one of the richest histories on the African, and a land of contrast and surprise. It is the land of Fabled Queen of Sheba and home of the Ark of the Covenant. In Ethiopia some 83 indigenous language are likely to be spoken with some 200 dialects. Due to this variety of Languages and dialects, the country becomes a rich cultural mosaic or Museum of various Nations and Nationalities.
Ethiopia is also characterized by abundance of tangible and intangible heritage. Out of the mammoth cultural and historical heritage, seven are inscribed in the world heritage list. One natural heritage ( Simien Mountains National Park) is also included in the list.