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Emblem of Ethiopia

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Emblem of Ethiopia

The Emblem of Ethiopia has been in its current form since 1996. It contains a golden pentagram radiating rays of light on a blue shield. Today the pentagram stands for the unity of the people and the nationality of Ethiopia.

The emblem also appears on the centre of the flag of Ethiopia.

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.

Prior to 1975, there was a European heraldry-influenced imperial coat of arms for the Ethiopian Empire.

Graphical characteristics:
Asymmetric, Closed shape, Colorful, Contains both straight and curved lines, Has crossing lines.

Category: Emblems.

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