National emblem

National emblem

A national emblem symbolically represents a nation. Most national emblems originate in the natural world, such as animals or birds, but another object may serve. National emblems may appear on many things such as the national flag, coat of arms, or other patriotic materials. One should not confuse a formal national emblem with less formal symbols perhaps associated with tourism or clichés, for example windmills in the Netherlands. Many unofficial symbols are as or even more important than the official ones. However official symbols are defined by law, which guarantees the proper use of them.

The national emblems of nations of the world in alphabetical order.


National animals (National fauna)


See Floral emblem


See List of national fruits


Inanimate objects

Nationalized patriotic symbols

Patron saints




  1. ^
  2. ^
  3. ^
  4. ^ "PNG Flag and National Anthem". USA Embassy of Papua New Guinea. Retrieved October 4, 2009. 
  5. ^
  6. ^
  7. ^ "National Symbols of the Bahamas". Bahamas Facts and Figures. TheBahamasGuide. Retrieved 2009-10-12. 
  8. ^ "Royal Decree on Designation of Animals and Plants as National Symbols of the Kingdom of Cambodia" (PDF). Forestry Administration of Cambodia. Retrieved 2007-06-08. 
  9. ^ "Cuban Royal Palm (Roystonea regia), national tree of Cuba". Cuba Naturaleza. Retrieved 2009-04-21. 
  10. ^ "History of the Dominican Republic". Real Estate Las Terrenas. Retrieved 2009-01-26. 
  11. ^
  12. ^ Rodd, Tony; Jennifer Stackhouse (2008). Trees: A Visual Guide. University of California Press. p. 172. ISBN 9780520256507. 
  13. ^ After November Uprising [1]
  14. ^ "National Flag and Emblems". Government of Quebec portal. Government of Quebec. 25 September 2010. Retrieved 25 November 2010. 
  15. ^
  16. ^
  17. ^
  18. ^

See also

Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Игры ⚽ Поможем решить контрольную работу

Look at other dictionaries:

  • National Emblem — For the article about emblems, see National emblem National Emblem is a march composed in 1902 and published in 1906 by Edwin Eugene Bagley. It is a standard of the American march repertoire, appearing in eleven published editions. Bagley… …   Wikipedia

  • National emblem of Greece — Versions …   Wikipedia

  • National Emblem of the German Democratic Republic — Details Armiger German Democratic Republic Ado …   Wikipedia

  • National Emblem of the People's Republic of China — Details Armiger People s Republic of China …   Wikipedia

  • National emblem of Bangladesh — National Emblem of the People s Republic of Bangladesh Details Armiger People s Republic of Bangladesh …   Wikipedia

  • National emblem of Cape Verde — Details Adopted 1992 The national emblem of Cape Verde contains a circle within whic …   Wikipedia

  • National emblem of Belarus — The national emblem of Belarus The national emblem of Belarus (Belarusian …   Wikipedia

  • National Emblem of Indonesia — Garuda Pancasila Details Armiger Republic of Indonesia …   Wikipedia

  • National Emblem of Somaliland — Coat of Arms of Somaliland The National Emblem of Somaliland was introduced on 14 October 1996 along with the Flag of Somaliland, when it was approved by the National Conference. Having declared its independence on 18 May 1991, the region s self… …   Wikipedia

  • National Emblem of France — Infobox Coat of arms name = National Emblem of France image width = 200 middle = middle width = middle caption = lesser = lesser width = lesser caption = armiger = The French Republic year adopted = 1912 (1953) crest = torse = shield = RF,… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”