Tuesday, April 15, 2008

Bahir Dar University

Bahir Dar University is found in Bahir Dar Town, the capital of the Amhara National Regional State. The town is located at the southern shore of Lake Tana, the largest lake in the country. The area within which Bahir Dar is situated is endowed with immense scenic beauty and outstanding natural and cultural wealth. Lake Tana is full of abundant fish and other aquatic resources. Its water provides possibilities of recreation for tourist both from the locality and distant places. The historic churches and monasteries that are found in the islands and headlands of the lake are the mysterious hiding places of religious and cultural treasures of the country. The immense natural beauty and outstanding cultural and natural resources of the area have contributed to the emergence of the town of Bahir Dar as the political center of the region. Today Bahir Dar is one of the fastest growing towns in the country. (http://www.telecom.net.et/~bdu/)