Danakil depression

The Danakil depression is found in the Afar Triangle with 150,000 sq km. It is one of the inhospitable places in the world. Also of the hottest places in the country, which is the temperature will attain up to 48 degrees centigrade in day time. The Danakil Depression, the lowest point a basin in north-eastern Ethiopia which is not covered by water, close to the Red Sea.

Danakil is renowned for being the place with the highest average temperature on Earth. The desert is the homeland of the Afar people, the majority of whom have remained nomadic pastoralists, raising goat, sheep and cattle in the desert. Lake Assal, the lowest point in Africa lays 155 below sea level found in the Dallol Depression. Salt mining is the major activities in the Danakil region

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