Debre Libanos

Debre Libanos is a monastery in , lying northwest of in the Semien Shewa Zone of the . Founded in the 13th century by Saint Tekle Haymanot, he meditated in a cave for 29 years.

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is a town in central . It is the administrative centre of the Semien Shewa Zone of Oromiya Region and separate woreda. is situated 10 km northwest of Debre Libanos.

Debre Libanos

9.7296° or 9° 43' 46.5" north
38.8168° or 38° 49' 0.4" east
2160 metres (7087 feet)
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node 1083042084
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