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Emblem Of Kuwait
The EMBLEM OF KUWAIT ( Arabic
Arabic
: شعار الكويت‎‎) was adopted in 1962 and it consists of the shield of the flag design in color superimposed on a golden falcon ( Hawk of Quraish ) with wings displayed. The falcon supports a disk containing a boom sailing ship, a type of dhow , with the full name of the state written (in Arabic
Arabic
) at the top of the disk. The dhow is a symbol of the maritime tradition of the country and is also found in the national coats of arms of Qatar
Qatar
. The falcon is a symbol of the Banu Quraish line, to which the Islamic prophet Muhammad belonged and is likewise found in many coats of arms of the Arabian Peninsula. The coat of arms replaced an older emblem with a falcon and two crossed flags
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Coat Of Arms Of Jordan
On August 25, 1934, the Executive Council (The Council of Ministers at the time) issued Directive No. 558 declaring the COAT OF ARMS OF JORDAN (Arabic : شعار المملكة الأردنية الهاشمية‎‎), (which was designed in 1921 upon the request of His Highness Emir Abdullah I ) as the official emblem of the country and outlining its specific design layout. On February 21, 1982, the Council of Ministers issued the official Notification No. 6, which gave written specifications and explanations of the official emblem of the country. The following description is: The Royal Hashemite Crown Symbolizing the monarchy of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, the golden crown is composed of five arches with beaded design, fanning out from beneath its pinnacle and attached to the base with a relief design recalling rubies and emeralds. On top of the base rest five lotus flowers, denoting purity
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Imperial Seal Of Japan
The IMPERIAL SEAL OF JAPAN , also called the CHRYSANTHEMUM SEAL (菊紋, KIKUMON), CHRYSANTHEMUM FLOWER SEAL (菊花紋, 菊花紋章, KIKUKAMON, KIKUKAMONSHō) or IMPERIAL CHRYSANTHEMUM EMBLEM (菊の御紋, KIKUNOGOMON), is one of the national seals and a crest (mon ) used by the Emperor of Japan and members of the Imperial Family . It is a contrast to the Paulownia Seal used by the Japanese government . CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Description * 3 References * 4 See also HISTORYDuring the Meiji period , no one was permitted to use the Imperial Seal except the Emperor of Japan , who used a 16 petal chrysanthemum with sixteen tips of another row of petals showing behind the first row. Therefore, each member of the Imperial family used a slightly modified version of the seal. Shinto shrines either displayed the imperial seal or incorporated elements of the seal into their own emblems
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Emblem Of Kazakhstan
The EMBLEM OF KAZAKHSTAN (Kazakh : Қазақстан елтаңбасы Qazaqstan eltañbası) was adopted on June 4, 1992. The authors of the emblem are Jandarbek Melibekov and Shota Walikhanov . About 245 projects and 67 description designs of the future arms took part in the final competition. Like other post-Soviet republics whose symbols do not predate the October Revolution
October Revolution
, the current emblem retains some components of the Soviet one, in this case, rising sun rays and star. Prior to 1992, Kazakhstan
Kazakhstan
had a coat of arms similar to all other Soviet Republics
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Emblem Of North Korea
The NATIONAL EMBLEM OF THE DEMOCRATIC PEOPLE\'S REPUBLIC OF KOREA is the coat of arms of North Korea
North Korea
, officially known as the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. The current version adopted in 1993 is based on a design that was used since the foundation of the republic in 1948. Two previous versions were briefly in use in the late 1940s. Prominent features on the emblem are a red star , a hydroelectric plant (the Sup\'ung dam ) and Mount Paektu . The design bears similarities to the emblem of the Soviet Union and other emblems of the socialist heraldic style. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Features * 3 See also * 4 References * 5 Further reading * 6 External links HISTORYDuring the Liberation of Korea in 1945 by the Allies, Northern Korea had no emblem. The first equivalent of an emblem appeared on January 1, 1946, printed below a speech of Kim Il-sung in the newspaper Chǒngro
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Emblem Of South Korea
The NATIONAL EMBLEM OF THE REPUBLIC OF KOREA ( Hangul
Hangul
: 대한민국의 국장 / Hanja
Hanja
: 大韓民國의 國章) consists of the taeguk symbol present on the country\'s national flag surrounded by five stylized petals and a ribbon bearing the inscription "The Republic of Korea " (Daehan Minguk), the official name of the country , in Hangul
Hangul
characters. The Taegeuk
Taegeuk
represents peace and harmony. The five petals all have meaning and are related to Korea's national flower, the Hibiscus syriacus
Hibiscus syriacus
, or Rose of Sharon
Rose of Sharon
(mugunghwa (무궁화/無窮花). The emblem was adopted in 1963
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Emblem Of Israel
The EMBLEM OF THE STATE OF ISRAEL (Hebrew : סמל מדינת ישראל‎, translit. Semel Medinat Yisra'el‎; Arabic : شعار دولة إسرائيل‎‎) shows a menorah surrounded by an olive branch on each side, and the writing "ישראל" (Hebrew for Israel) below it. Most commonly light blue and white, the coat of arms does appear in different colour combinations depending on the use (see below). CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Symbolism * 3 Versions * 4 See also * 5 References * 6 External links HISTORY The image used on the emblem is based on a depiction of the menorah on the Arch of Titus
Arch of Titus
. The State of Israel
State of Israel
adopted the symbol after a design competition held in 1948
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Coat Of Arms Of Iraq
The COAT OF ARMS or STATE EMBLEM OF IRAQ is a golden black eagle looking towards the viewer's left dexter . The eagle is the Eagle of Saladin associated with 20th-century pan-Arabism, bearing a shield of the Iraqi flag , and holding a scroll below with the Arabic words جمهورية العراق (Jumhuriyat Al-` Iraq
Iraq
or "Republic of Iraq"). CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 See also * 3 References * 4 External links HISTORYThe first post-monarchical state emblem of Iraq
Iraq
(adopted under the republican government of Abd al-Karim Qasim
Abd al-Karim Qasim
) was based on the ancient sun-disk symbol of Shamash
Shamash
, and avoided pan-Arab symbolism by incorporating elements of Socialist heraldry . At the time of the Iraqi Revolution of 1958, Qassim had demonstrated strong pan-Arab and Arab nationalist views, however, these cooled somewhat during his presidency
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Coat Of Arms Of Georgia (country)
The COAT OF ARMS OF GEORGIA is one of the national symbols of the republic. It is partially based on the medieval arms of the Georgian royal house and features Saint George
Saint George
, the traditional patron saint of Georgia. In addition to St. George, the original proposal included additional heraldic elements found on the royal seal, such as the seamless robe of Jesus , but this was deemed excessively religious and was not incorporated into the final version. CONTENTS * 1 Blazon * 2 Former coats of arms * 3 See also * 4 References * 5 External links BLAZON Gules
Gules
, with an image of Saint George
Saint George
, riding a horse trampling upon a crawling dragon , whose head is pierced by the saint's spear, all of them Argent
Argent

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State Emblem Of India
The STATE EMBLEM OF INDIA, as the national emblem of India
India
is called, is an adaptation of the Lion Capital of Ashoka
Lion Capital of Ashoka
at Sarnath
Sarnath
, preserved in the Varanasi Sarnath
Sarnath
Museum in India. A representation of Lion Capital of Ashoka was initially adopted as the emblem of the Dominion of India
India
in December 1947. The current version of the emblem was officially adopted on 26 January 1950, the day that India
India
became a republic
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National Emblem Of Indonesia
The NATIONAL EMBLEM OF INDONESIA is called GARUDA PANCASILA. The main part of Indonesian national emblem is the Garuda
Garuda
with a heraldic shield on its chest and a scroll gripped by its legs. The shield's five emblems represent Pancasila , the five principles of Indonesia's national ideology . The Garuda
Garuda
claws gripping a white ribbon scroll inscribed with the national motto Bhinneka Tunggal Ika written in black text, which can be loosely translated as "Unity in Diversity". Garuda
Garuda
Pancasila was designed by Sultan Hamid II
Sultan Hamid II
from Pontianak , supervised by Sukarno
Sukarno
, and was adopted as the national emblem on 11 February 1950
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Emblem Of Iran
The EMBLEM OF IRAN (Persian : نشان رسمی ایران‎‎, neshān-e rasmi-ye Irān) since the 1979 Iranian Revolution
Iranian Revolution
features the Arabic word Allah
Allah
(" God
God
"), rendered in stylized characters from the Persian alphabet
Persian alphabet
. The logo consists of four crescents and a sword . The four crescents are meant to stand for the word Allah. The five parts of the emblem symbolize the Principles of the Religion . Above the sword is a shadda : in Arabic script
Arabic script
, this is used to double a letter. The shape of the emblem is chosen to resemble a tulip , in memory of the people who died for Iran
Iran
: it is an ancient belief in Iran, dating back to mythology , that if a young soldier dies patriotically a red tulip will grow on his grave
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Emblem Of Kyrgyzstan
The EMBLEM OF KYRGYZSTAN was adopted following the dissolution of the Soviet Union on 4 January 1994. The emblem has a circular form which mostly bears the color blue . Light blue is known as the Kyrgyz color of courage and generosity (c.f. the flag of Kazakhstan and the emblem of Kazakhstan ). To the left and right of the coat of arms, wheat and cotton are displayed. In the upper part, the name of the country appears in Kyrgyz "Кыргыз Республикасы" (Kyrgyz Respublikasy). In the middle, the Tian Shan mountains are displayed, below which fields are shown. Behind the mountain panorama , one sees a rising sun. A hawk beating its wings stands under this panorama, which gives the impression that the panorama lies on the shoulders of the hawk. HISTORY The coat of arms of the Kirghizia under the Soviet Union and the independent Kyrgyzstan from 31 August 1991 to 3 January 1994
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Emblem Of Laos
The NATIONAL EMBLEM OF THE LAO PEOPLE\\'S DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC shows the national shrine Pha That Luang . A dam is pictured which as a symbol of power generation at the reservoir Nam Ngun, an asphalt street is also pictured, as well as a stylized watered field. In the lower part is a section of a gear wheel . The inscription on the left reads "Peace, Independence, Democracy" (lao script: ສັນຕິພາບ ເອກະລາດ ປະຊາທິປະໄຕ) and on the right, "Unity and Prosperity" (lao script: ເອກະພາບ ວັດຖະນາຖາວອນ.) HISTORYThe coat of arms was modified in August 1991 in relation to the fall of the Soviet Union . The Communist red star and hammer and sickle were replaced with the national shrine at Pha That Luang
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State Emblem Of Pakistan
The STATE EMBLEM OF PAKISTAN was adopted in 1954 and symbolizes Pakistan
Pakistan
's ideological foundation, the basis of its economy, its cultural heritage and its guiding principles. The four components of the emblem are a crescent and star crest above a shield, which is surrounded by a wreath, below which is a scroll. The crest and the green colour of the emblem are traditional symbols of Islam . The quartered shield in the centre shows cotton , wheat , tea and jute , which were the major crops of Pakistan
Pakistan
at independence and are shown in a form of shield and signify as the main agricultural base for the importance of the Nation's economy. The floral wreath, surrounding the shield, is Jasminum officinale (the national flower ) and represents the floral designs used in traditional Mughal art and emphasizes the cultural heritage of Pakistan
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National Emblem Of Oman
The NATIONAL EMBLEM OF OMAN (Arabic : شعار سلطنة عمان‎‎) is an insignia consisting of a khanjar inside its sheath that is superimposed upon two crossed swords. Adopted in the 18th century as the badge of the Omani royal family, it subsequently became the national emblem of the Sultanate of Oman
Oman
. The emblem is featured at the canton on the Flag of Oman
Oman
. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Design * 2.1 Symbolism * 2.2 Legal protection * 3 See also * 4 References HISTORYThe national emblem was first designed in the mid-18th century, when it was adopted as the royal crest of the Al Said dynasty. Its usage was expanded when it subsequently became the national emblem of the sultanate . This occurred during the reign of either Faisal bin Turki (1888–1913) or Taimur bin Feisal (1913–1932)
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