The Tigrayan Association in Toronto was founded to unite Tigrayans in the Greater Toronto Area.
Who are Tigrayans?
Tigrayans are people from the region of Tigray in East Africa. Tigray has a population of over 7 million people and its official language is Tigrigna. Its capital city is Mekele.
History of Tigray
Tigray has a long and rich history that dates back millennia. The holy city of Axum located in Northern Tigray was once the home of the Axumite Empire, one of the world’s largest empires at one point along with the Roman empire.