Fact on Ogaden
The flag of Ogaden consists of green, blue and red horizontal stripes with a pentagonal white star in the centre of the blue stripe.Flag’s Emblems:
Green represents the fertility and richness of the land.
Blue stands for the dignity and integrity of the people.
Red symbolizes the continuity of the struggle for self-determination and freedom
The white star represents the commitment and unity of the people.
Official Name: Ogaden (in Somali Ogaadeenya)
Location: In the East of Africa ( Horn of Africa)
Neighbors: Ethiopia, Djibouti, Kenya, Somalia
Colony: Presently under the colony of Ethiopia
Area: 369 000 square kilometres (approximation)
Population: 5-6 million people
Division: 9 provinces; 48 districts
Capital City: Godey
National Anthem: Calanyahow (meaning “Oh Flag”)
Main Languages : Somali (official), Arabic, English
Main Religions: 99.9% practice Islam
Principal Rivers: Ganaane, Shabeele, Dawa
Natural Resources: Gold, copper, natural gas, petroleum