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The capital and largest city of Ethiopia, situated in the center of the country

The Ferenji Cemetery at Gulele,: Number of burials in Addis Ababa Jewish cemetery since the 1991 Operation Solomon airlift: 111. :"In 1912 a ‘European' cemetery in Gulele far away from Addis Ababa was founded on land donated by Emperor Menelik II. A separate Jewish cemetery was established around 1948 in today's Burkina Faso Street. The Indian community had its cemetery opposite the Jewish cemetery." [August 2009]

Addis Ababa Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery: 235 known graves in the Addis Ababa cemetery: 295 from WWII. There are 273 graves of soldiers and 24 of airmen. Three marked with a Magen David. [August 2009]

Last Updated on Sunday, 23 August 2009 16:37