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  Coat of arms of the Democratic Republic of the Congo - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Coat of arms of the Democratic Republic of the Congo
The old coat of arms, which was introduced in 2003, depicted three intricate hands surrounded by a garland of corn.
The coat of arms of the DR Congo of 1999 consists of a blue block.
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from "coat of arms (stork)" to "coat of arms: bordure"
from "coat of arms: bridge" to "coat of arms: oval"
from "coat of arms: trefoils (white)" to "coesfeld"
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 Democratic Republic of the Congo - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It borders the Central African Republic and Sudan on the north, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, and Tanzania on the east, Zambia and Angola on the south, and the Republic of the Congo on the west
The Congo territory was acquired formally by Leopold at the Conference of Berlin in 1885.
The Congo is situated at the heart of the west-central portion of sub-Saharan Africa and is bounded by (Clockwise from the west) Angola, the Republic of Congo, the Central African Republic, the Sudan, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Tanzania across Lake Tanganyika, and Zambia.
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 Category:Republic of the Congo - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This category is for the Republic of the Congo, which is sometimes known as Congo-Brazzaville.
See Category:Democratic Republic of the Congo for articles about the Democratic Republic of the Congo, which is also known as Congo-Kinshasa and was formerly known as Zaire.
Foreign relations of the Republic of the Congo
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 Democratic Republic of Congo - Coat of Arms
Its coat of arms shall consist of a lion's head framed by two laurel branches with hands crossed in the centre.
Congo since June 1997 but when I visited embassy of Democratic Rep. Congo in Tokyo the other day, they told me that they still use of coat of arms of Zaire adopted in 1963 since leopard has been the national symbol.
That is: "Its coat of arms is a lion's head framed by, to the left, a palm-tree branch and an arrow and, to the right, an ivory point [pointer?] and a lance, all of it upon a rock."
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 Congo
Republic of the Congo is often referred as Congo-Brazzaville, to be differentiated from Democratic Republic of Congo known as Congo-Kinshasa (i.e.
Flag originally adopted 18 August 1958, re-adopted 10 June 1991, coat of arms adopted 10 June 1991.
The flag adopted on 18 August 1958 by a then autonomous republic within the French Comunity is in the Pan-African colours and was the fifth national flag to use these colours, adopted by Ghana in reference to Ethiopia, the only African state who successfully resisted colonisation.
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 Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : Coat of arms of the French Republic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
The Coat of Arms of the French Republic is the symbol of the French Republic since 1953.
Technically speaking, it is an emblem rather than a coat of arms, since it doesn't respect heraldical rules -- heraldry being seen as an aristocratic art, and therefore associated with the Ancien Régime.
Coat of Arms of the French Republic
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 Congo, Democratic Republic of
Congo, Democratic Republic Of Country in central Africa, formerly Zaire (1971–97), bounded west by the Republic of the Congo, north by the Central African Republic and Sudan, east by Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, and Tanzania, southeast by Zambia, and southwest by Angola.
In August the country was renamed the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
At the end of May 1997 President Kabila took office as head of state of the Democratic Republic of Congo, promising to hold general elections in April 1999 and to bury the legacy of the ousted Mobutu.
www.tiscali.co.uk /reference/encyclopaedia/hutchinson/m0019891.html   (3204 words)

  
 Democratic Republic of Congo - Coat of Arms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Coat of arms of DR Congo 1997 - 1999
Congo in Tokyo the other day, they told me that they still use of coat of arms of Zaire / Congo-Kinshasa adopted in 1963 since leopard has been a nation’s symbol and that the coat of arms was not adopted by Dep.
English: Its coat of arms is a lion´s head framed by, to the left, a palm-tree branch and an arrow and, to the right, an ivory point [pointer?] and a lance, all of it upon a rock.
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 Rwanda
Rwanda is a country in central Africa, east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Most have since returned, although some militias remain in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and have become involved in that country's civil war.
On the western slopes of this ridgeline, the land slopes abruptly toward Lake Kivu and the Ruzizi River valley, which form the western boundary with the Democratic Republic of the Congo and constitute part of the Great Rift Valley.
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 Democratic Republic of Congo
According to Radio Okapi, Kinshasa, 29 October 2004, the draft of the future Constitution of the Democratic Republic of Congo might include a reversion to the flag used from 1963 to 1971.
The Democratic Republic of Congo is, within the borders fixed on 30 June 1960, a constitutional State, independent, indivisible,social, democratic and secular.
Its coat of arms shall be made of a leopard's head flanked with an ivory point on the left and with a lance on the right, the whole being supported by a stone.
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 Chad
Republic of Chad, République du Tchad, Jumhuriyat Tashad
Flag adopted 6 November 1959, coat of arms adopted 11 August 1970.
The seals and arms of the Republic of Chad shall be determined by law.
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 Liberia - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Coordinates: 6°19′N 10°48′WThe Republic of Liberia is a country on the west coast of Africa, bordered by Sierra Leone, Guinea, and Côte d'Ivoire.
The historical roots from which a majority of present-day Liberians derive their identity, however, are found in the varied traditions of the several ethnicities of indigenous Africans whom the settlers confronted in their struggle to gain a foothold in Africa and, later, extend their control into the interior.
Liberia's government is based on the American model of a republic with three equal branches of government, though in reality the President of Liberia has usually been the dominant force in Liberian politics.
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/Liberia   (3084 words)

  
 International Civic Heraldry - CONGO - NATIONAL ARMS
When a coat of arms is granted to the Independent State of Congo, after its recognition as sovereign state by Belgium, on May 29, 1885, it is inspired by the older flag of the AIA.
The small shield of Saxony officially remained part of the arms, although it was often removed, in spite of the fact that the royal house stopped using it and officially disappeared from the royal coat of arms after the 2nd world war.
In the arms elements of the flag of the AIA still remain - the colour azure (blue) and the golden star - 6 small stars representing the 6 provinces of the country (Equateur, Kasaï, Katanga, Kivu, Léopoldville and Oriental).
www.ngw.nl /int/afr/congok.htm   (995 words)

  
 Algeria - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Coordinates: 36°42′N 3°13′EThe People's Democratic Republic of Algeria (Arabic: الجمهورية الجزائرية الديمقراطية الشعبية /ælʤumhuˈriː ælʤæzæːʔiriː ædːiːmuqrɑˈtˁiː æʃːɑʕˈbiːæ/), or Algeria (Arabic: الجزائر /ælʤæˈzæːʔir/, Berber : Ldzayer /ldzæjər/), is a presidential state in north Africa, and the second largest country on the African continent, Sudan being the largest .
On the pretext of a slight to their consul, the French invaded Algiers in 1830; however, intense resistance from such personalities as Emir Abdelkader, Ahmed Bey and Fatma N'Soumer made for a slow conquest of Algeria, not technically completed until the early 1900s when the last Tuareg were conquered.
The head of state is the President of the republic, who is elected to a 5-year term, renewable once.
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 Burkina Faso - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Formerly the Republic of Upper Volta, it was renamed on August 4, 1984 by President Thomas Sankara to mean "the land of upright people" (or "upright land") in Mossi and Dioula, the major native languages of the country.
The constitution of June 2, 1991, established a semi-presidential government with a parliament (Assemblée) which can be dissolved by the President of the Republic, who is elected for a term of 5 years.
Angola · Cameroon · Central African Republic · Chad · Democratic Republic of the Congo · Equatorial Guinea · Gabon · Republic of the Congo · São Tomé and Príncipe
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 Civic heraldry of Africa
» Congo (Democratic Republic of Congo), coat of arms (2006)
» Sao Tome and Principe, coat of arms
» Congo (Democratic Republic of Congo), coat of arms (2003)
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 Algeria Information Center - algeria map
The People's Democratic Republic of Algeria (Arabic: الجمهورية الجزائرية الديمقراطية الشعبية), or Algeria algeria population (Arabic: الجزائر), is a presidential state in north Africa, and the second largest country on the African continent, Sudan being the largest.
It map of algeria is bordered by Tunisia in algeria food the northeast, Libya in the east, Niger in the southeast, Mali and Mauritania in country of algeria the southwest, and Morocco as well decolonization of algeria as a few kilometers of its annexed territory, Western algeria non government organizations Sahara, in the west.
On the pretext of a slight to their consul, the French invaded Algiers in 1830; however, intense resistance algeria language from such personalities as Emir Abdelkader made for a slow conquest of Algeria, not technically completed job in algeria until the early 1900s when the last population density map of algeria Tuareg were conquered.
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 Preamble
The Republic of the Congo is a sovereign and independent State, decentralized, indivisible, secular, democratic, and social.
The Capital of the Republic of the Congo is Brazzaville.
The President of the Republic shall be responsible for the acts committed in the exercise of his functions in the case of high treason.
www.cmseducation.org /wconsts/congo.html   (9347 words)

  
 Gabon
The Constitution of the Republic of Gabon was adopted on 14 March 1991 (law 3/91, 26 March 1991) and amended on 22 April 1997.
The coat of arms is unusual in having two ribbons with mottos in two different languages.
The coat of arms was designed by the Swiss heraldist and vexillologist Louis Mühlemann, one of the founding members of the FIAV and also designer of the former coat of arms of Congo.
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 Democratic Republic of Congo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Details of the new symbols of the Democratic Republic of Congo (flag and coat of arms) are given here.
From this description, it is not possible to say on which diagonal of the flag the red stripe is placed; neither is explicitly stated the location of the star regarding the red stripe.
After its official adoption, the new flag of the Democratic Republic of Congo was presented to the population in the provinces.
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 Czech Flag - World Flags 101 - Czechian Flags
The Czech Republic flag is identical to that of the former Czechoslovakia.
Before the separation of Slovakia and the Czech Republic, a resolution was passed by the Czechoslovakian government which stated neither of the two new states could continue to use any emblems of Czechoslovakia.
The new Czech Republic adopted the flag of former Czechoslovakia which was a violation of the resolution.
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 flag of Democratic Republic of Congo - Coat of Arms flags, Fahnen, Flaggen, FOTW bei Nationalflaggen.de
Democratic Republic of Congo - Coat of Arms flags
Congo in Tokyo the other day, they told me that they still use of coat of arms of Zaire / Congo-Kinshasa adopted in 1963 since leopard has been a nation’s symbol and that the coat of arms was not adopted by the Depocratic Republic of Congo.
I don't know about the Congo connection, but book, hoe and AK-47 are straight off the Mozambique flag.
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 AEF Medal
On the reverse is the shield from the United States Coat of Arms above two laurel branches separated by a bullet, all within the circumscription "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA".
During the late 1950’s, it became apparent that a medal was needed to recognize the services of the Armed Forces who participated in the increased involvement of the American military in peacekeeping activities.
The Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal may be authorized for three categories of operations: U.S. military operations; U.S. military operations in direct support of the United Nations; and U.S. operations of assistance to friendly foreign nations.
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 Basic Facts-TZ Embassy in USA
The central feature of the Coat of Arms is the Warrior's Shield which bears a Golden portion on the upper part followed underneath by the United Republic flag of Green, Golden, Black and Blue; and a red portion under which are wavy bands of blue and white.
The Golden portion represents minerals in the United Republic; the red portion underneath the flag symbolizes the fertile red soil of Africa; while the wavy bands represent the land, sea, lakes and coastal lines of the United Republic.
At the feet of the man is a clove bush and at the feet of the woman is a cotton bush symbolizing agriculture in the Republic.
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 Uganda High Commission   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
The four issues of this area are the Sudan, Somalia, Burundi and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
The region is the one which shepherded the Congo process, through the Lusaka process, stopped the war and brought about a ceasefire and the disengagement plan.
One of the problems I had with the United Nations Organization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUC) is that it has delayed the integration of the combatants.
www.ugandahighcommission.co.ke /speeches/3.htm   (3430 words)

  
 ipedia.com: Sudan Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
It borders Egypt to the north, Eritrea and Ethiopia to the east, Kenya and Uganda to the southeast, Congo and the Central African Republic to the southwest, Chad to the west, and Libya to the northwest.
Religious leader Muhammad ibn Abdalla, the self-proclaimed Mahdi (Messiah), attempted to unify the tribes of western and central Sudan against the British Empire.
In 1989 General Umar al-Bashir became president and chief of state, prime minister and chief of the armed forces.
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 Algeria - Dic.blogopt.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
The People's Democratic Republic of Algeria (Arabic: الجمهورية الجزائرية الديمقراطية الشعبية), or Algeria (Arabic: الجزائر), is a presidential state in north Africa, and the second largest country on the African continent, Sudan being the largest.
More than 100,000 people were killed, often by unprovoked massacres and bombings of civilians by muslim guerrilla groups such as the Armed Islamic Group.
This is due to two reasons: Morocco's claim to portions of eastern Algeria around Touat (which led to a brief war in 1963), and Algeria's support for the Polisario, a clandestine armed group seeking independence for the Moroccan-ruled Western Sahara, which it hosts within its borders in the city of Tindouf.
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 boletin8-news español-1
The seal or coat of arms shows the Samur river, frontier between Russia and Azerbaijan.
Nevertheless it uses a coat of arms designed when the Departmental Commission for Development of Intibuca was created.
The faction is known as the Mekamui National Chief's Assembly and its armed forces as the Makamui Defence Force.
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 Field Listing - Flag description :: CountrySeek.com - World Information Portal
three equal vertical bands of green (hoist side), white, and red; the coat of arms (an eagle perched on a cactus with a snake in its beak) is centered in the white band
blue, with the flag of the UK in the upper hoist-side quadrant and the Montserratian coat of arms centered in the outer half of the flag; the coat of arms features a woman standing beside a yellow harp with her arm around a fl cross
blue with the flag of the UK in the upper hoist-side quadrant and the Pitcairn Islander coat of arms centered on the outer half of the flag; the coat of arms is yellow, green, and light blue with a shield featuring a yellow anchor
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