Lets Learn About Ethiopia Over a Cup of Coffee

I hope you had a great day. My morning started with a cup of coffee brewed from fresh roasted Ethiopian Yirgacheffe beans. Nothing fixes my morning better than a cup of coffee

 Our goal here is to present fun facts about Africa, some which you may have never heard of,  over a virtual cup of coffee. African Coffee Club sells  whole bean coffee sourced from Africa because let’s be honest; no other place in the world produces the quality of coffee like that which is grown in Africa. 

Our focus in the next few weeks is Ethiopia. So pour your cup of coffee and if you do not have fresh coffee beans, remember you can subscribe on this site and we will send you regular supply of the best coffee. 

Did you know these fun facts about Ethiopia?

  • Coffee was accidentally discovered in Ethiopia when a goat herder found his flock running restlessly after eating the coffee plant.

  • The Great Rift Valley slices through Ethiopia from the upper-eastern portion of the nation to the south, and is the main physical element of Africa that is unmistakable from space.

  • More than 80 different languages are spoken in Ethiopia.

  • Ethiopia is the second most populous country in Africa, coming in second only to Nigeria

  • Most children in Ethiopia take their father’s first name as their last name

  • Ethiopia was mentioned in the Bible and the Koran

  • Ethiopia’s capital city Addis Ababa is the third-highest capital in the world, sitting at 8,000 feet

  • It is considered impolite in Ethiopian culture to turn down a cup of coffee

  • Ethiopia is home to the source of the Blue Nile, which together with the White Nile makes up the Nile River, the longest river in the world

  • Ethiopia’s national language is Amharic, but there are over 82 languages and 200 dialects, or variations, spoken in the country

Watch out for our next set of fun facts! I hope you will have your cup of coffee ready