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South West Ethiopia Peoples' Region (Ethiopia)

Last modified: 2022-01-08 by bruce berry
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image by Martin Grieve, 05 Jan 2022

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Background

The South West Ethiopia Peoples' Region (also known as the South West Region) is located in south-western Ethiopia.  It was previously part of the Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples' Region (SNNPR).  It became Ethiopia's 11th state on 23 November 2021 after a successful referendum.  It consists of the Keffa, Sheka, Bench, Sheko, Dawro, West Omo Zones and Konta Special District.
Ben Cahoon, 18 Nov 2021


Flag of South West Ethiopia Peoples' Region

The flag of the South West Ethiopia People's Region was officially hoisted on 23 November 2021.  It consists of a green field defaced in the fly with a yellow five pointed star superimposed on five white rays.  At the hoist is a triangle or blue, white and red.
Paraskevas Renesis, 23 Nov 2021