Ethiopia is locally known as Ityop'iya and the type of government it has is Republic.
The capital of Ethiopia is Addis Ababa and has a population of 2.7 million.
The Ethiopian flag is consists of three equal horizontal bands of green (top), yellow, and red, with a yellow pentagram and single yellow rays emanating from the angles between the points on a light blue disk centered on the three bands; green represents hope and the fertility of the land, yellow symbolizes justice and harmony, while red stands for sacrifice and heroism in the defense of the land; the blue of the disk symbolizes peace and the pentagram represents the unity and equality of the nationalities and peoples of Ethiopia and is shown above.
The National symbol of Ethiopia is Abyssinian lion.
The National anthem of Ethiopia is ""Wodefit Gesgeshi, Widd Innat Ityopp'ya" ("March Forward, Dear Mother Ethiopia")" which was composed by Solomon Lulu Mitiku.