Facts and Data
Official Unesco Page
Unesco World heritage since: 1980
Size of heritage:
Tiya is among the most important of the roughly 160 archaeological sites discovered so far in the Soddo region, south of Addis Ababa. The site contains 36 monuments, including 32 carved stelae covered with symbols, most of which are difficult to decipher. They are the remains of an ancient Ethiopian culture whose age has not yet been precisely determined.
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Medium airport - 33 mi (54 km) Bole International Airport
Medium airport - 40 mi (64 km) Awassa Airport
Small airport - 95 mi (153 km) Fincha Airport
Small airport - 117 mi (189 km) Soddu Airport
Small airport - 126 mi (204 km) Waca Airport
Small airport - 132 mi (213 km) Jimma Airport
Medium airport - 134 mi (216 km) Robe Airport
Small airport - 136 mi (220 km)
Bigger and popular cities in the wider vicinity are these:
- 'Ali Sabieh
- Addis Ababa
- Bahir Dar
- Dire Dawa
These are some smaller cities that might be interesting. They are all rather close.