Flag of Ethiopia (GIF)


The national flag of Ethiopia 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 Ethiopia flag is waving on a flagpole rising from the world 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 102,403,000.

The waving flag of Ethiopia without an emblem


COUNTRY PROFILE
Capital and largest city:Addis Ababa (pop. 3,352,000)
Other major cities:Adama (343,000)
Gondar (342,000)
Mek'ele (341,000)
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% Other
Religion:62.7% Christianity
33.9% Islam
2.7% Traditional faiths
0.6% Others
Demonym:Ethiopian
Area:1,104,300 km²
(426,400 sq mi)
Population:102,403,000
Currency:Birr


Keywords: Flag and emblem of Ethiopia (Amharic: የኢትዮጵያ ሰንደቅ ዓላማ እና አርማ), GIF

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