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ANKOBER

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Originally appearing in Volume V02, Page 58 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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ANKOBER, a town in, and at one time capital of, the kingdom of Shoa, Abyssinia, 90 M. N.E. of Adis Ababa, in 90 34' N., 390 54' E., on a mountain about 85oo ft. above the sea. Ankober was made (c. 1890) by Menelek II. the place of detention of political prisoners. Pop. about 2000.
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Ankober is not only a historic town and cradle topography , but also a lot of unstudied biodiversity , specially different vegetations and micro fauna involved for medicinal and ecological advantages. thanks , Birhanu .G from Ankober ( Microbiologist)
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