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Southern Ethiopia : Konso
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Konso is a small town in Southern Ethiopia. It was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2011. The town is part of the famous Central and Southern Ethiopia National Parks and Tribes Circuit that runs through this region and includes Abijatta Shalla Lakes National Park, Nechsar National Park, the proposed Megado Podocarpus National Monument, and Mago & Omo National Parks.. Reasonably priced service providers include Ecotravel Ethiopia ☎ ++251 (0) 911-440-915" [1]


The town was named after the local tribes-people, the Konso.

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  • The city contains a number of cultural relics of the inhabitants, including a number of waga sculptures.
  • Just outside the city, there are many archaeological sites where human remains and fossils from the prehistoric era have been found.



A market is held on Mondays and Thursdays, just out of the centre of town on Jinka Road.





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