Federal Democratic Republic of ETHIOPIA
(Addis Ababa)

Federal Capital District of ADDIS ABABA

Flag or logo since 1994-12-01*
ADDIS ABEBA Ras Gez Astedader : አዲስ አበባ (am) + Federal Capital District of ADDIS ABABA (en) + FINFINNEE (om)
Emblem or Symbol*

President Sahle-Work Zewde
(ruler of ETHIOPIA since 2018-10-25)
Capitals & administrative places*: Addis Ababa
(Addis Abeba-Finfinne)
Official & national languages: Amharic (am) . English (en) . Oromo (om) .

1 Territory:

ADDIS ABABA Federal Capital District of ADDIS ABABA  (Addis Ababa)Local: ADDIS ABEBA Ras Gez Astedader : አዲስ አበባ (am) + Federal Capital District of ADDIS ABABA (en) + FINFINNEE (om)  (Addis Abeba-Finfinne)

* The emblems shown for the subdivisions may in some cases be those of their capital.

Other Independent or Semi-Independent Polities within the 2023's internationally recognized Country boundaries:

ETHIOPIA Federal Democratic Republic of ETHIOPIA  (Addis Ababa)
GUMUZ GUMUZ Militias  (Kamashi)
OGADENIA Ogaden National Liberation Front : ONLF  (Shilavo)
OROMO Oromo Liberation Front : OLF  (Negele)
TIGRAY TIGRAY State [Tigrayan People´s Liberation Front : TPLF]  (Wokro)

Other Territories or Entities within the 2023's internationally recognized Country boundaries:

ADAMA ADAMA Special Zone : Nazret Special Zone  (Nazret)
AFAR AFAR National Regional State  (Semera + Asaita)
AGAMIE Ethiopian Occupied Territory of AGAMIE [Enclave]  (Adigrat)
AKAKI AKAKI Chinese Special Economic Zone  (Dukham)
ALABA ALABA Special Zone  (Alaba Kulito)
ALLE ALE Special Zone  (Ale)
AMARO AMARO Special Zone  (Kele)
AMHARA AMHARA National Regional State  (Bahir Dar)
ARGOBA ARGOBBA Special Zone  (Gachine)
ARGOBBA ARGOBBA Special Zone  (Kombolsha)
AUSSA Afar Sultanate of AUSSA  (Asaita)
BAHIR DAR BAHIR DAR Special Zone  (Bahir Dar)
BASKETO BASKETO Special Zone  (Laska)
BURJI BURJI Special Zone  (Soyama)
DIRASHE DIRASHE Special Zone  (Gidole)
DIRE DAWA DIRE DAWA Chartered City  (Dire Dawa)
GAMBELA GAMBELA Peoples Regional State  (Gambela)
GEDEO GEDEO Zone  (Dilla)
GURAGE GURAGE Zone  (Wolkite)
HADIYA HADIYA Zone  (Durame)
HARARI HARARI People´s Regional State  (Harar)
ITANG ITANG Special District  (Itang)
JIMMA JIMMA Special Zone  (Jimma)
KONSO KONSO Zone  (Karati)
KONTA KONTA Special Zone  (Ameya)
MAO-KOMO MAO-KOMO Special Zone  (Tongo)
MEKELE MEKELE Special Zone [Ethiopian Occupation]  (Mekele)
NORTHERN TIGRE Eritrean Occupied Territory in NORTHERN TIGRE  (Zalambessa)
OROMIA OROMIA National Regional State  (Nazret + Addis Ababa)
OROMIA-FINFINNE OROMIA Special Zone Surrounding Finfinne  (Burayu Bake + (Addis Ababa))
PAWE PAWE Special District  (Almu)
SIDAMA SIDAMA National Regional State  (Awasa)
SILTI SILTI Zone  (Kibet)
SOMALI Regional State of SOMALIA [Somali West]  (Jijiga)
SOUTH WEST ETHIOPIA South West Ethiopia People´s Regional State : SWERS  (Bonga)
SOUTHERN ETHIOPIAN PEOPLES Southern Nations Nationalities and Peoples´ Region : SNNPR  (Awasa)
TIGRE TIGRE National Regional State [Ethiopian Occupation]  (Mekele)
WESTERN TIGRE Ethiopian-Amhara Military Zone of WESTERN TIGRE  (Humera)
WOLAITA WOLAITA Zone  (Wolaita Sodo)
YEM YEM Special Zone  (Fofa)
Notes: aims to find the countries, territories, governments, administrative divisions and main international organisations that have existed during the 20th century.
   Current depth of investigation: . [red: country considered completed, rose: 1 level yet to complete, white: 2 levels yet to complete]
   For an idea on how was built the site, see the following documentary link of wikipedia [fr] : Modèle:Infobox

 General Internet Sources

   * Base géographique, Archives nationales d'outre-mer (FR). For the administrative divisions of the former French dependencies.
   * Centennia Historical Atlas Software, ed. Centennia (US). For Europe, North Africa and Middle East historical maps.
   * Drapeaux d'Origine & d'Inspiration Françaises - DO&IF, SFV (FR). For French colonial flags.
   * Ethnologue: Languages of the World, SIL International (US). For languages codes.
   * Flags Of The World - FOTW, Rob Raeside (CA). For the current and historic flags of the world.
   * GeoNames, Geonames (CH). Geographical names database.
   * Google Books, Google (US). Online library used for specific sources.
   * Herald Dick Magazine, Herald Dick (FR). For some current and historic arms.
   * Heraldry of the World, by Ralf Hartemink (NL). For local emblems and arms.
   * L'aménagement linguistique dans le monde, by Jacques Leclerc, University of Laval (CA). For national linguistic policies.
   * National Arms and Emblems - Past and Present, by Hubert de Vries (NL). For historic national emblems and arms.
   * Numismondo - World Printed Money Picture Catalog, by Garry Saint, Esquire (US). For national currencies.
   * Omniatlas - Interactive atlas of World History, by Rick Westera (NZ). For some geopolitical maps.
   * Perry-Castañ:eda Library Map Collection, University of Texas at Austin (US). For some historical maps.
   * Population Statistics, by Jan Lahmeyer (NL). For historical regional demographies and areas.
   * Portale Storia, by Giovanni Fontana (IT). For photos of rulers.
   * ReliefWeb, by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). For maps of some administrative divisions.
   *, by Benjamin Schemmel (DE). For photos of rulers.
   * Statoids, by Gwillim Law (US). For historical administrative subdivisions.
   * The World Factbook, ed. Central Intelligence Agency (US). For the general data and profiles of the current countries.
   * United Nations Peacekeeping, United Nations (UNO). For the United Nations Missions.
   * Vexilla Mundi, by Mello Luchtenberg (NL). For flags of the world.
   * Vexillographia, by Viktor Lomantsov (RU). For flags of Russia and Soviet Union.
   * Wikimedia Commons, Wikimedia Foundation (US). Free-use pictures.
   * Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation (US). For general data, maps, sources, pictures.
   * World Heritage Centre, (UNESCO). For the selected photos of the countries.
   * World History at KMLA, by Alexander Ganse (DE). For historical maps and links by country.
   * World Statesmen, by Ben Cahoon (US). Main source for the historical polities and their rulers.

 General Printed References

   * Atlas des empires and other books of Gérard Chaliand, ed. Payot (FR). General historical geopolitic data.
   * Atlas of the World's Languages, ed. Routledge (UK). Most complete world list of languages and dialects.
   * Flags Through the Ages and Accross the World, by Whitney Smith, ed. McGraw (US). Flags of the world.
   * Fragments d'Europe, by Michel Foucher, ed. Fayard (FR). For the post-Soviet Union polities.
   * L'État du Monde, ed. La Découverte (FR). Yearly geopolitic cover of the world.
   * Quid, by Dominique Frémy, ed. Plon (FR). Yearly encyclopedia that was useful for countries data.
   * Statoids printed version, by Gwillim Law (US). For historical administrative subdivisions.
   * The Times Atlas of the World, ed. Times Atlas (UK). Periodical atlas of the world with its supplementary list of administrative subdivisions.
   * World Christian Encyclopedia, by David B. Barrett, ed. Oxford University Press (UK). For world religious groups but also ethnological data. First inspiring source of website's look.
   * World Paper Money, ed. Krause (US). For historical currencies.

    + the other sources are added according to the consulted entity.


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