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Lalibela

ላሊበላ
The Church of Saint George, one of many churches hewn into the rocky hills of Lalibela
The Church of Saint George, one of many churches hewn into the rocky hills of Lalibela
Country Ethiopia
Region Amhara Region
Zone North Wollo Zone
Population
 (2007)
 • Total 17,367
Time zone UTC+3 (EAT)

Lalibela (Amharic: ላሊበላ) is a town in Lasta district of North Wollo Zone in Amhara Region, Ethiopia. It is famous for rock-cut monolithic churches.

The Rock-Hewn Churches were declared a World Heritage site in 1978.

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