The calendar which is different from the rest of the world #ethiopia #egyptiancalendar

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Ethiopia lives seven years behind the rest of the world based on its alternate calculations of when Jesus Christ was born. The Ethiopian calendar follows the beliefs of the country’s Christian Orthodox Church and is rooted in the Coptic or Egyptian calendar, which is about seven to eight years behind the mainstream Gregorian calendar

September 12 marks the start of the New Year for the African country — so their new millennium began on what we consider Sept. 12, 2007.