Sites & cities that bear the name of Melka Kunture

Melka Kunture

Today in : Ethiopia
First trace of activity : ca. 1,700,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 200,000 B.C.E
Recorded names : መልካ ቁንጥሬ

Description : Melka Kuntureመልካ ቁንጥሬ is a Paleolithic site in the upper Awash Valley, Ethiopia. It is located 50 kilometers south of Addis Ababa by road, across the Awash River from the village of Melka Awash, with a latitude and longitude of 8°42′9″N 38°36′30″E. Three waterfalls lie downstream of the bridge across the Awash here, which provides access south to Butajira.

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