Ethiopia is a country in East Africa located on the coast of the Arabian Sea of the Indian Ocean. The main feature of Ethiopia mountains is the Ethiopian Highlands, the largest and highest (no less than 1,500 m / 4,900 ft) continuous mountainous area on the entire African continent, occupying the whole country. For these reasons, it is often referred to as the "Roof of Africa". The highest and the most prominent mountain is Ras Dashen (4,553 m / 14,937 ft), which belongs to the Simien Mountains, the main part of the above-mentioned range. The mountains form a national park of the same name and are a UNESCO site. In the mountains of Ethiopia you will also see many Christian Orthodox monasteries and churches because the country was the first in the world to officially embrace this religion in the 4th century. In total there are 1948 named mountains in Ethiopia.
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