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Ethiopian coffee

Saturday is New Year's Day in Ethiopia and most Ethiopians hold a traditional coffee ceremony. In our Geo Quiz, we want you to name the region in the eastern highlands of Ethiopia where the beans for Ethiopian New Year's coffee come from.