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Gännätä Maryam

The village of Gännätä Maryam (Amharic  ገነተ ማርያም – ‘Garden/Paradise of Mary’) lies at about 2300 m above sea level between Mount Abunä Yosef (4260 m) and the upper reaches of the Täkkäze (or Tekeze), the largest river in northern Ethiopia. It is located in Lasta wäräda (district), 11 km SE of Lalibäla as the crow flies, or about 22 km by road.

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