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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
Ben Cahoon, 18 Nov 2021
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