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The official Eritrean flag, adopted in 1993, is a combination of the flag of the Eritrean People's Liberation Front, the liberation movement that achieved a military victory over the Ethiopian government, and the old flag given to Eritrea by United Nations in 1952. The Eritrean-Ethiopian region has been exposed to population movements and migrations from northern Africa, across the Red Sea, and from the south.
On the border between Eritrea and Ethiopia, one also finds traces of some of Africa's oldest civilizations.
Many of the lowland groups, however, lead semi-nomadic pastoral or agro pastoral lives.
The Eritrean capital, Asmara, is located in the highland plateau, the home region of the biggest ethnic group, the Tigrinya. The population in Eritrea is approximately three to three-and-a-half million (1994), divided between nine ethnic groups.
The empire expanded and its port city of Adulis, south of present-day Massawa, became an important trading post hosting ships from Egypt, Greece, the Arab world, and other far-off areas.
The topographical variety has affected the social organization and mode of production of the country's nine ethnic groups.
In the highland plateau, people live in small villages conducting subsistence plow-agriculture.
Ethiopia soon violated the federal arrangement, however, and in 1962 Ethiopia annexed Eritrea as its fourteenth province.
The year before the annexation, the Eritrean armed resistance against Ethiopian rule commenced.Nevertheless, only one ethnic group, the Rashaida, has Arabic as a mother tongue, whereas the other groups use it as a religious language.