Tiya is a town in central known for the remarkable prehistoric burial complex on the outskirts of the village. Almost like a small, African version of Stonehenge, some 36 standing stones, most covered with engravings, are a wonderful archaeological reminder of an early Ethiopian culture.
Photo: mrflip, CC BY-SA 2.0.

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Tourist attraction
is an archaeological site in central . Photo: Julien Demade, CC BY-SA 3.0.


8.4373° or 8° 26' 14.4" north
38.6093° or 38° 36' 33.5" east
Open Location Code
2,313 metres (7,589 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 1235476478
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Amharic: ጢያ
  • Arabic: تيا
  • Armenian: Տիա (քաղաք)
  • Armenian: Տիա
  • Avaric: Tiya
  • Basque: Tiya
  • Catalan: Tiya
  • Chinese: 蒂亞
  • Croatian: Tija
  • Danish: Tiya
  • Dutch: Tiya
  • Egyptian Spoken Arabic: تيا
  • Esperanto: Tija
  • Finnish: Tiya
  • French: Tiya
  • Georgian: ტიია
  • German: Tiya
  • Greek: Τίγια
  • Hebrew: טייה
  • Hindi: टिया
  • Italian: Tiya
  • Japanese: ティヤ
  • Korean: 티야
  • Lithuanian: Tija
  • Norwegian: Tiya
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Tiya
  • Polish: Tyja
  • Portuguese: Tiya
  • Romanian: Tiya
  • Russian: Тия
  • Serbo-Croatian: Tija
  • Spanish: Tiya
  • Swedish: Tiya
  • Vietnamese: Tiya
  • Zulu: Tiya, Itiyopiya

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  • Tourist attraction in Ethiopia
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  • Mountain in Northern Uganda, Uganda

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