Emblem of Ethiopia

The Emblem of Ethiopia has been in its current form since 1996. It contains a yellow interlaced pentacle radiating rays of light on a blue shield. Today, the pentacle stands for the unity of the people and nationality of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia. The Emblem appears in the centre of the flag of Ethiopia.

Emblem of Ethiopia
Emblem of Ethiopia.svg
ArmigerFederal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
Adopted1996 (modified 16 May 2009)
BlazonAzure, a pentacle with five rays of light or.

Prior to 1975, the coat of arms of the Ethiopian Empire was used.

In 1975, an earlier version of the emblem of Ethiopia was adopted, consisting of a plow on a yellow sunburst surrounded by a wreath. It was associated with the Derg regime.


Colours scheme

Emblem of Ethiopia.svg Blue Yellow
RGB 15/71/175 252/221/9
Hexadecimal #0f47afff #fcdd09ff
CMYK 91/59/0/31 0/12/96/1

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