Ethiopia is, officially, named the Federal Democratic Republic
of Ethiopia and it is second most populous country of Africa having more than 82 million inhabitants. It is also one of the oldest sites of human existence and during the Scramble of Africa; Ethiopia was the only African country which retained independence.Ethiopia is one of the biggest economies of East Africa and Central Africa in terms of GDP, and it is one of the fastest growing economics of the world.Flag and Emblem of FDRE
The flag of Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia has three colors which are set horizontally. Green is on the top , yellow in the middle and red at the bottom, and a blue circular background is found on the centre .When the African nations became independent after World War II, many countries adopted the colors of Ethiopian flag.Official Name
The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia ( FDRE)Area
The total area of Ethiopia is 1,112,000 square kilometers and there is great variation in the climate, natural vegetation, soils and settlement patterns. 65% of total area is arable and 15 % is cultivable.