A year in Ethiopia lasts 13 months because it calculates the birth year of Jesus Christ differently, according to the BBC. This means they are between seven and eight years behind the rest of the world, having celebrated 2014 in September.
Each month contains 30 days except for the 13th month, called Pagume. This month has only five or six days, dependent on whether it's a leap year.
Their concept of time is also different.
The day is divided into two 12-hour slots starting from 6:00 am, making midday and midnight 6:00 pm in Ethiopian time.
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