Flag of Ethiopia (GIF)



The national flag of Ethiopia (Amharic: የኢትዮጵያ ሰንደቅ ዐላማ) consists of three horizontal green, yellow, and red-colored bands together with the national emblem at the center. The emblem represents the diversity and unity of the country. Blue represents peace; the star represents diversity and unity; and the rays of the sun represent prosperity. Of the colors on the bands, green symbolizes the land, yellow symbolizes peace and hope, and red symbolizes strength. The height-to-width ratio in the flag is 1:2, and the flag was adopted on May 16, 2009.

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
COUNTRY PROFILE
Capital and largest city:Addis Ababa
Other major cities:Adama,
Gondar,
Mek'ele
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)
Currency:Birr
Country codes:ET, ETH (ISO 3166)
Internet Top-Level Domain:.et
Calling code:+251
Flag emoji code:🇪🇹


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

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