Yekatit 12 Square

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The Yekatit 12 Square is a monument in Addis Ababa commemorating victims of Italian reprisals following an attempt to kill the Italian Viceroy Rodolfo Graziani 19 February 1937, or Yekatit 12 in the Ethiopian calendar. It is located in the center of Sidist Kilo (Amharic, "Six Kilometer") square.[1]


  1. ^ Philip Briggs, Guide to Ethiopia, fifth edition (Old Saybrook: Globe Pequot Press, 2009), p. 171

Coordinates: 9°2′37.6″N 38°45′40.5″E / 9.043778°N 38.761250°E / 9.043778; 38.761250