The Ethiopia flag

Ethiopia Flag
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The Ethiopia flag is made up of three horizontal stripes of equal size. They are colored green, yellow, and red. The ratio is 1:2. The banner officially adopted on February 6, 1996, but similar versions date back to 1897, when the nation had defeated Italy at the Battle of Adwa.

The Ethiopia flag has colors that date back to the 1600’s. A yellow star in a blue circle is located in the middle. The star symbolizes the nation’s bright future and may be related to King Solomon. Yellow stands for peace and harmony. Red represents blood. Green is for fertility and hope.

The country is located in eastern Africa. The Ethiopia flag belongs to a nation that is considered to be a parliamentary republic. It is one of the oldest nations in the world (1000BC), and is the second largest country in Africa in terms of population.

The largest city and capital in the country is Addis Ababa. The Ethiopia flag belongs to a nation whose national anthem or song is “March Forward, Dear Mother Ethiopia”. The currency that is used in the country is called the Birr.

Some interesting facts about Ethiopia:

religion: Christianity 60.7%, Islam 32.9%, traditional 4.5%, and others 1.9%
languages: Tigrign, Amarigna , Somaligna, Hadiyigna, Guaragigna, Oromigna Sidamigna, English, and others
population: 78,255,187

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