Lake Tana


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Noun1.Lake Tana - a lake in northern Ethiopia; the largest lake in Ethiopia and the source of the Blue Nile
Abyssinia, Ethiopia, Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Yaltopya - Ethiopia is a republic in northeastern Africa on the Red Sea; formerly called Abyssinia
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Lake Tana Birch hardwood floors with an eco-sound silent underlay and beamed ceilings.
Kuoni currently offer a ninenight Highlights of Northern Ethiopia tour, including a city tour of Addis Ababa, and trips to the Blue Nile Falls, Lake Tana, Gondar, Lalibela and the Bale Mountains National Park.
The Ethiopian flag carrier has also used the names of the famous places of Africa such as Africa First, Queen of Sheba, Lake Tana, and so on for its Boeing 787 Dreamliner fleet.
Khartoum, April 25 (SUNA) The President of the Republic Field Marshal Omer Al -Bashir has left Friday afternon for Ethiopian city of Bahr Dar located on lake Tana in respose to an invitation from the Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn , leading the Sudan's high level delegation participating at the 3 rd forum on the security in Africa due to start tomorrow Saturday and would continue for two days, under the motto (Illicit financial flows and their impact on peace and security in Africa).
The sparkling streams at the foot ofEthiopia's Mount Gish spill into Lake Tana from where the BlueNilemeanders gently towardsSudan's capital,Khartoum, where it joins the WhiteNileand flows north throughEgyptand drains into theMediterranean.
If you follow the mountain range, you'll reach Lake Tana which is a popular destination for scientific research since it's a volcanic region.
The origin of the Blue Nile lies in Lake Tana, which sits among the mountains of the Ethiopian Highlands--the so-called Roof of Africa.
May 21, 2013 (ADDIS ABABA) - At least five people died when a boat carrying 110 passengers overturned on Lake Tana in Ethiopia's north western region of Amhara on Monday, police told Sudan Tribune.
It is in Ethiopia too that the Blue Nile leaves Lake Tana and flows to meet the White Nile in Sudan, Africa's largest country, where there are more pyramids to be found than in Egypt.
Bahar Dar is a very pleasant city on the shores of Lake Tana, the largest lake in Ethiopia, famous for its many islands and seclusive orthodox monasteries.
The Nile has two major tributaries, the White Nile, which rises in the Great Lakes region of central Africa, and Blue Nile which starts at Lake Tana in Ethiopia.
It also takes in Axum, Ethiopia's early centre of civilisation and reputed home of the Queen of Sheba and the Ark of the Covenant, the first capital of Gondar at the foot of the Simien mountains, and Bahir Dar, near the source of the Blue Nile on Lake Tana, with its historical island monasteries.

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