National Emblem of different countries

Jagranjosh.com presents the list of National Emblems of different countries. Let us have a look.
Created On: May 12, 2014 12:30 IST
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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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