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National Emblem of different countries

12-MAY-2014 12:30

    Jagranjosh.com presents the list of National Emblems of different countries. Let us have a look. It will help students preparing for competitive exams.

    COUNTRY

    NATIONAL EMBLEM

    Afghanistan

     lion

    Albania

     double-headed eagle

    Algeria

     star and crescent; fennec fox

    Angola

     Palanca Negra Gigante (giant black sable antelope)

    Anguilla

     dolphin

    Argentina

     Sun of May (a sun-with-face symbol)

    Armenia

     Mount Ararat; eagle; lion

    Australia

     Southern Cross constellation (five, seven-pointed stars); kangaroo; emu

    Austria

     golden eagle, Alpine gentian, edelweiss

    Azerbaijan

     flames of fire

    Bahamas, The

     blue marlin; flamingo

    Bangladesh

     Bengal tiger, water lily

    Barbados

     Neptune's trident

    Belarus

     mounted knight known as Pahonia (the Chaser)

    Belgium

     lion

    Belize

     Baird's tapir (a large, browsing, forest-dwelling mammal); keel-billed toucan

    Benin

     leopard

    Bermuda

     red lion

    Bhutan

     thunder dragon known as Druk

    Bolivia

     llama; Andean condor

    Bosnia and Herzegovina

     golden lily

    Botswana

     zebra

    Brazil

     Southern Cross constellation

    Bulgaria

     lion

    Burkina Faso

     white stallion

    Burma

     chinthe (mythical lion)

    Burundi

     lion

    Cambodia

     Angkor Wat temple; kouprey (wild ox)

    Cameroon

     lion

    Canada

     maple leaf

    Central African Republic

     elephant

    Chad

     goat (north); lion (south)

    Chile

     huemul (mountain deer); Andean condor

    China

     dragon

    Christmas Island

     golden bosun bird

    Colombia

     Andean condor

    Comoros

     four stars and crescent

    Congo, Democratic Republic of the

     leopard

    Congo, Republic of the

     lion; elephant

    Costa Rica

     clay-colored robin known as Yiguirro

    Cote d'Ivoire

     elephant

    Croatia

     red-white checkerboard

    Cyprus

     Cypriot mouflon (wild sheep); white dove

    Czech Republic

     double-tailed lion

    Denmark

     lion; mute swan

    Dominica

     Sisserou parrot

    Dominican Republic

     palmchat (bird)

    Ecuador

     Andean condor

    Egypt

     golden eagle

    El Salvador

     turquoise-browed motmot (bird)

    Equatorial Guinea

     silk cotton tree

    Eritrea

     camel

    Estonia

     barn swallow, cornflower

    Ethiopia

     Abyssinian lion

    European Union

     a circle of 12 stars

    Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)

     ram

    Faroe Islands

     ram

    Finland

     lion

    France

     Gallic rooster, fleur-de-lis, Marianne

    French Polynesia

     outrigger canoe

    French Southern and Antarctic Lands

     sea lion

    Gabon

     black panther

    Gambia, The

     lion

    Georgia

     Saint George; lion

    Germany

     golden eagle

    Ghana

     black star; golden eagle

    Gibraltar

     Barbary macaque

    Greece

     Greek cross (white cross on blue field; arms equal length)

    Greenland

     polar bear

    Guam

     coconut tree

    Guatemala

     quetzal (bird)

    Guernsey

     Guernsey cow; donkey

    Guyana

     Canje pheasant (hoatzin); jaguar

    Haiti

     Hispaniolan trogon (bird)

    Holy See (Vatican City)

     crossed keys

    Honduras

     scarlet macaw; white-tailed deer

    Hong Kong

     orchid tree flower

    Hungary

     Holy Crown of Hungary (Crown of Saint Stephen); turul (falcon)

    Iceland

     gyrfalcon

    India

     the Lion Capital of Ashoka, which depicts four Asiatic lions standing back to back mounted on a circular abacus, is the official emblem; the Bengal tiger is the national animal; the lotus is the national flower

    Indonesia

     garuda (mythical bird)

    Iran

     lion

    Iraq

     golden eagle

    Ireland

     harp, shamrock (trefoil)

    Isle of Man

     triskelion (a motif of three legs)

    Israel

     Star of David (Magen David)

    Italy

     white, five-pointed star (Stella d'Italia)

    Jamaica

     green-and-black streamertail (bird)

    Japan

     red sun disc; chrysanthemum

    Jersey

     Jersey cow

    Jordan

     eagle

    Kazakhstan

     golden eagle

    Kenya

     lion

    Kiribati

     frigatebird

    Korea, North

     red star

    Korea, South

     taegeuk (yin yang symbol)

    Kuwait

     golden falcon

    Kyrgyzstan

     gyrfalcon

    Laos

     elephant

    Latvia

     white wagtail (bird)

    Lebanon

     cedar tree

    Lesotho

     Basotho hat

    Liberia

     white star

    Libya

     star and crescent; hawk

    Lithuania

     mounted knight known as Vytis (the Chaser)

    Luxembourg

     lion

    Macau

     lotus blossom

    Macedonia

     eight-rayed sun

    Malaysia

     tiger

    Maldives

     coconut palm, yellowfin tuna

    Malta

     Maltese cross

    Mauritania

     star and crescent

    Mexico

     golden eagle

    Moldova

     aurochs (a type of wild cattle)

    Mongolia

     soyombo emblem

    Montenegro

     double-headed eagle

    Morocco

     pentacle symbol; lion

    Nepal

     rhododendron blossom

    Netherlands

     lion

    New Caledonia

     kagu bird

    New Zealand

     Southern Cross constellation (four, five-pointed stars); kiwi (bird), silver fern

    Nicaragua

     turquoise-browed motmot (bird)

    Nigeria

     eagle

    Norfolk Island

     Norfolk Island pine

    Northern Mariana Islands

     latte stone

    Norway

     lion

    Oman

     Khanjar dagger superimposed on two crossed swords

    Pakistan

     star and crescent

    Panama

     harpy eagle

    Papua New Guinea

     bird of paradise

    Paraguay

     lion

    Peru

     vicuna (a camelid related to the llama)

    Philippines

     Philippine eagle

    Poland

     white eagle

    Portugal

     armillary sphere (a spherical astrolabe modeling objects in the sky and representing the Republic)

    Puerto Rico

     Puerto Rican spindalis (bird); coqui (frog)

    Romania

     golden eagle

    Russia

     bear; double-headed eagle

    Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha

     Saint Helena plover (bird)

    Saint Kitts and Nevis

     brown pelican

    Saint Lucia

     twin pitons (volcanic peaks); Saint Lucia parrot

    Saint Martin

     brown pelican

    Saint Pierre and Miquelon

     16th-century sailing ship

    Samoa

     Southern Cross constellation (five, five-pointed stars)

    San Marino

     three peaks each displaying a tower

    Saudi Arabia

     palm tree surmounting two crossed swords

    Senegal

     lion

    Serbia

     double-headed eagle

    Sierra Leone

     lion

    Singapore

     lion, merlion (mythical half lion-half fish creature), orchid

    Slovakia

     double-barred cross (Cross of St. Cyril and St. Methodius) surmounting three peaks

    Slovenia

     Mount Triglav

    Somalia

     leopard

    South Africa

     springbok antelope

    South Sudan

     African fish eagle

    Spain

     Pillars of Hercules

    Sri Lanka

     lion

    Sudan

     secretary bird

    Swaziland

     lion; elephant

    Sweden

     three crowns; lion

    Switzerland

     Swiss cross (white cross on red field; arms equal length)

    Syria

     hawk

    Taiwan

     white, 12-rayed sun on blue field

    Tajikistan

     crown surmounted by seven, five-pointed stars

    Tanzania

     Uhuru (Freedom) torch

    Thailand

     garuda (mythical half-man, half-bird figure); elephant

    Tokelau

     tuluma (fishing tackle box)

    Tonga

     red cross on white field; arms equal length

    Trinidad and Tobago

     scarlet ibis (bird of Trinidad); cocrico (bird of Tobago)

    Tunisia

     encircled red star and crescent

    Turkey

     star and crescent

    Turkmenistan

     Akhal-Teke horse

    Uganda

     grey crowned crane

    Ukraine

     trident (tryzub)

    United Arab Emirates

     golden falcon

    United Kingdom

     lion (Britain in general); lion, Tudor rose (England); lion, unicorn, thistle (Scotland); dragon, daffodil, leek (Wales); harp, flax (Northern Ireland)

    United States

     bald eagle

    Uruguay

     Sun of May (a sun-with-face symbol)

    Uzbekistan

     khumo (mythical bird)

    Vanuatu

     boar's tusk

    Venezuela

     troupial (bird)

    Vietnam

     yellow, five-pointed star on red field; lotus blossom

    Wallis and Futuna

     red saltire (Saint Andrew's Cross) on a white square on a red field

    Yemen

     golden eagle

    Zambia

     African fish eagle

    Zimbabwe

     Zimbabwe bird symbol, African fish eagle, flame lily

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