Human settlements

Simien National Park1978

UNESCO World Heritage

UNESCO World Heritage

Human settlements dot the protected area, although most are found at the periphery. The people who live here primarily practice crop farming, but many households also keep livestock including cattle, goats and sheep. Around 582 households are located within the park while another 1,477 are found around its perimeter.


  • Title: Human settlements
  • Creator: Simien National Park
  • Date Created: 1978
  • Location Created: Ethiopia
  • Location: Ethiopia
  • Inscription Criteria: Criteria: (vii)(x)
  • Date of Inscription: 1978
  • Category of Site: Natural site

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