Flag of Ethiopia (GIF)

The national flag of Ethiopia (Amharic: የኢትዮጵያ ሰንደቅ ዐላማ) is a distinctive and iconic design featuring three horizontal stripes of green, yellow, and red from top to bottom. These colors hold profound historical and cultural significance. The green at the top represents the lush landscapes and the hope for Ethiopia's bright future. The yellow stripe in the middle symbolizes the country's rich cultural heritage and the bright prospects for unity and equality among its people. The red at the bottom signifies the sacrifices made by Ethiopians in defense of their country's sovereignty and independence. The blue circle and star in the center of the yellow stripe represent Ethiopia's diverse ethnic groups coming together in harmony, with the star symbolizing unity and the blue circle representing peace and prosperity. This flag is a powerful embodiment of Ethiopia's history, culture, and its commitment to unity and progress.

Adopted:October 11, 1897 (original version),
October 31, 1996 (current)
Designed by:Abebe Alambo
Flag image:Animated GIF (25 frames looped)
Flag emoji code:🇪🇹

The emblem of Ethiopia is a symbolically rich and intricate design. It features a golden pentagram, or five-pointed star, within a blue circle. The pentagram holds deep symbolism, representing the unity of Ethiopia's diverse ethnic groups and the country's historical connection to the ancient Kingdom of Solomon and the Queen of Sheba. The blue circle symbolizes peace and unity among Ethiopia's people. Overall, this emblem encapsulates Ethiopia's rich cultural heritage, its historical significance, and its commitment to unity, peace, and progress.

The Ethiopian flag is waving on a flagpole rising from the globe.
Ethiopia, officially the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, is a country located in eastern Africa. Its capital is Addis Ababa, and its population is about 117.9 million (2021). According to its land borders, it borders with Djibouti, Eritrea, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, and Sudan.

The waving flag of Ethiopia without an emblem
Capital and largest city:Addis Ababa
Other major cities:Adama,
Official languages:Amharic, English, Italian
Region:Eastern Africa
Ethnic groups:35.3% Oromo,
26.2% Amhara,
6% Somali,
5.9% Tigray,
4.3% Sidamo,
22.3% Others
Religions:62.7% Christianity,
33.9% Islam,
2.7% Traditional Faiths,
0.6% Others
Nationality name:Ethiopian
Area:1,104,300 km²
(426,400 sq mi)
Population:117.9 million (2021)
Country codes:ET, ETH (ISO 3166)
Internet Top-Level Domain:.et
Calling code:+251

Keywords: Flag and emblem of Ethiopia (Amharic: የኢትዮጵያ ሰንደቅ ዓላማ እና አርማ, Italian: Bandiera ed emblema dell'Etiopia), GIF

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flag_of_Ethiopia
  2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emblem_of_Ethiopia

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