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 National emblem - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
National emblems may appear on such items as the national flag, coat of arms, or other patriotic materials.
One should not confuse a formal national emblem with less formal symbols potentially associated with tourism or clichés, for example windmills in the Netherlands.
Most national emblems originate in the natural world, (as animals, say, or birds), but any object may serve.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/National_emblem   (252 words)

  
 Blue Sky with a White Sun - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The flag and the KMT party emblem made the news in during the ROC legislative elections of 2004, when President Chen Shui-bian suggested that the Kuomintang's flag and party emblem violated the ROC's National Emblem Law and copyright laws for being too similar to the national emblem of the Republic of China.
The Blue Sky with a White Sun (Chinese:青天白日; pinyin: qīng tīan bái rì) serves as the design for the party flag and emblem of the Kuomintang, the canton of the flag of the Republic of China, the national emblem of the Republic of China, and as the naval jack of the ROC Navy.
This officially became the national flag in 1928, and continued to serve as the naval ensign; the "Blue Sky with a White Sun" flag was adopted as the naval jack at the same time.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Emblem_of_the_Republic_of_China   (680 words)

  
 The Czech national emblem
The national emblem of the Czechoslovak Socialist Republic is represented by a red shield in the shape of a Hussite pavis with a five-pointed star at the top and a white two-tailed lion rampant with a red escutcheon on its chest showing a blue silhouette of Mount Kriváò and a bonfire in gold colour.
The large national emblem of the Republic of Czechoslovakia consists of a fore escutcheon and a rear shield.
In fact, the emblem was at variance with the rules of heraldry, though it did at least preserve the lion as a symbol of the land of Bohemia.
www.senat.cz /zajimavosti/znaky_a_vlajky/index-eng.html   (1476 words)

  
 Peruvian Coat of Arms and National Emblem
"National Emblem" is used in the Album 2000 [pay00] to name the shield flanked with the flags.
The shield supported by draped flags is the national coat of arms and appears certainly on the presidential flag (and probably on military flags), whilst that surrounded by a laurel and palm wreath appears on the state flag and naval ensign.
The vicuna is the national animal of Peru.
flagspot.net /flags/pe).html   (598 words)

  
 NATIONAL ANTHEM OF INDIA, INDIAN NATIONAL ANTHEM, NATIONAL BIRD, FLOWER, EMBLEM, FRUIT, FLOWER
The National Emblem of India is a replica of the Lion of Sarnath, near Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh State.
India's National Anthem-Vande Mataram- National Flag of India -National Emblem-National Animal of India-National Bird of India - National Tree- National Flower-National Fruit
The Indian National anthem, composed originally in Bengali by Rabindranath Tagore, was adopted in its Hindi version by the Constituent Assembly as the National Anthem of India on 24 January 1950.
www.indianchild.com /national_anthem.htm   (1983 words)

  
 Belarus - National Symbols
The present National Emblem of the Republic of Belarus symbolizes historical adherence of the Belarussian people to constructive labor, their faith in the triumph of justice and attainment of a worthy place in the world community.
The National Emblem consists of a green raised-contour outline of Belarus above a globe of the Earth, bathed in golden sunbeams radiating from the sun "rising" from behind the globe.
The emblem is framed in a wreath of golden wheat-ears, interlaced with clover flowers on the left and flax flowers on the right.
www.allstates-flag.com /fotw/flags/by-arms.html   (1304 words)

  
 Australia's Floral Emblem
In the spirit of national and patriotic fervour generated by the approach of Federation, achieved in 1901, public interest in the Australian environment was awakened and the search for a national identity brought the desire for national symbols.
The adoption of wattle as the national flower tends to be confirmed by its introduction into the design of the Australian armorial bearings on the recommendation of the Rt Hon.
The conflict which existed about the choice of the Australian national flower is seen in the inclusion of both waratah and wattle flowers as decoration on the three golden trowels used by the Governor General, Lord Denman, the Prime Minister, the Rt Hon.
www.anbg.gov.au /emblems/aust.emblem.html   (1845 words)

  
 Kuwait National Flag and Emblem.
The present emblem of Kuwait is a falcon with outspread wings embracing a dhow (boom) sailing on blue and white waves.
The emblem of Kuwait consisted of 'a helmet with a falcon and two intersecting flags over it' until the middle of 1963, when the Council of Ministers decided to replace it with a new one.
The first Article stipulated that Kuwait’s national flag should consist of a horizontal rectangle which is twice as long as it is wide.
www.kuwait-info.com /sidepages/nat_flag.asp   (180 words)

  
 The National Flower of America
The flower commonly known as the rose is designated and adopted as the national floral emblem of the United States of America, and the President of the United States is authorized and requested to declare such fact by proclamation.
Two of the most famous roses are the white rose that served as the emblem for the house of York and the red rose for the house of Lancaster in the Wars of the Roses.
Below is listed a copy of both the U.S. law that proclaims the rose as the National Flower, and the Proclamation made by the President of the United Sates of America, that the law requested be written.
twilightbridge.com /hobbies/festivals/independence/nationalflower.htm   (670 words)

  
 USFlag.org: A website dedicated to the Flag of the United States of America - American Bald Eagle
In 1940, noting that the national bird was "threatened with extinction," Congress passed the Bald Eagle Protection Act which made it illegal to kill, harass, possess (without a permit), or sell bald eagles.
The bald eagle, our national symbol, is listed as endangered under the Endangered Species Act in 43 of the lower 48 states and listed as threatened in Michigan, Minnesota, Oregon, Washington, and Wisconsin.
In 1967, bald eagles were officially declared an endangered species (under a law that preceded the Endangered Species Act of 1973) in all areas of the United States south of the 40th parallel.
www.usflag.org /baldeagle.html   (1341 words)

  
 ABOUT COUNCIL - National 4-H Council
National 4-H Council manages the National 4-H Conference Center, a full-service conference facility in Chevy Chase, Md., and the National 4-H Supply Service, the authorized agent for items bearing the 4-H name and emblem.
National 4-H Council is the national, private sector non-profit partner of 4-H and the Cooperative Extension System.
National 4-H Council partners with 4-H at all levels - national, state and local - providing training and support, curriculum development, fostering innovative programming, and facilitating meetings and connections within the 4-H partnership.
www.fourhcouncil.edu /about.aspx   (159 words)

  
 History & Culture- State Emblem & Flag
The state emblem and flag are based on national traditions and steer clear of political symbols.
The number of stars represent the five velayats - Ahal, Balkan, Dashhowuz, Lebap, and Mary.
www.turkmenistanembassy.org /turkmen/history/emblem.html   (161 words)

  
 The Bald Eagle - USA's National Emblem
The Eagle became the National emblem in 1782 when the great seal of the United States was adopted.
Thus the eagle, full of the boundless spirit of freedom, living above the valleys, strong and powerful in his might, has become the national emblem of a country that offers freedom in word and thought and an opportunity for a full and free expansion into the boundless space of the future.
The bald eagle was chosen June 20, 1782 as the emblem of the United States of American, because of its long life, great strength and majestic looks, and also because it was then believed to exist only on this continent.
www.baldeagleinfo.com /eagle/eagle9.html   (853 words)

  
 China: National Flag and National Emblem
National flag and emblem are the special symbol and sign of a country, representing the country's sovereignty and dignity.
The red colour of the flag symbolizes revolution; the five-pointed stars represent brilliant rays radiating over the vast red land; and the five stars and their arrangement signify the unity of the Chinese people under the leadership of the Communist Party of China.
China's national flag is the red five-star flag.
www.unicover.com /H0004164.htm   (263 words)

  
 Australia's National Floral Emblem
The golden wattle, Acacia pycnantha Benth, was proclaimed the official national floral emblem in August 1988.
National Wattle Day provides an opportunity for all Australians to celebrate our floral heritage, particularly through the planting of an Acacia species suitable for the area in which they live.
On the recommendation of the Government, on 23 June 1992 the Governor General proclaimed that 1 September in each year be observed as National Wattle Day.
www.pm.gov.au /aus_in_focus/nat_symbols/emblems.html   (153 words)

  
 National Icons of Bangladesh
The National Emblem of the People's Republic of Bangladesh is the national flower Shapla (water Lily) surrounded by two sheaves of rice, four stars and a bud with three tender leaves.
The Doel (magpie robin) is the national bird of Bangladesh.
The National Parliament (Sangsad Bhaban) is the seat of the government.
www.bangla2000.com /Bangladesh/national_icons.shtm   (236 words)

  
 National Symbols - Emblem
In the front section of the national is the national emblem, based on an early Gothic shield with a silver double cross on the central peak of the blue three hill groups.
The national flag is composed of three horizontal stripes - white, blue and red (with white at the top).
All comments should me forwarded to Ondro Mihal at omihal@netcom.ca.
www.slovak.com /slovak/slvflag.html   (61 words)

  
 SportsSPIN Archives—National Emblem: 5/23/05
For 2005, National Emblem is building on this momentum with the introduction of a large embroidered emblem designed specifically for autographs and framing.
For example, this spring National Emblem produced an emblem that the Red Sox wore during their season-opening series in Boston, as well as one that commemorates the Cardinals’ final season at Busch Stadium.
Now the challenge for National Emblem is determining its next move.
www.sportsspin.com /archive/N/ne_5-23-05.html   (351 words)

  
 National Emblem, Incorporated, your source for embroidered emblems, baseball caps, key rings and woven labels
We were recently granted the collectible emblem license from the National Basketball Association and have added a complete line of NBA team logo and special event designs to the collection.
We proudly feature Major League Baseball, National Football League, and now NBA and NHL collectible embroidered emblems, both the team logos as well as the historic special event designs which are worn on field and court by the players.
National Emblem is proudly celebrating its 34th Anniversary this year.
www.nationalemblem.com   (275 words)

  
 Emblem
The shield contains the national colours, of which black represents the people of Kenya; green the agriculture and natural resources; red the struggle for freedom and white stands for unity and peace.
The supporters of the shield are two Kenyan Lions- symbol of protection, resting on a background silhouette of Mount Kenya containing in the foreground examples of Kenya agricultural produce - coffee, pyrethrum, sisal, tea, maize and pineapples.
The scroll containing the National Motto - 'Harambee' - supports the coat of arms.
www.kenyarchives.go.ke /emblem.htm   (265 words)

  
 Ben's Guide (3-5): Symbols of Government -- The National Floral Emblem: The Rose
In October 1985, the Senate passed a resolution that declared the rose as the National Floral Emblem of the United States.
On November 20, 1986, President Reagan issued Proclamation 5574: The National Floral Emblem of the United States of America: The Rose.
The United States Code, Title 36 (Patriotic and National Observances, Ceremonies, and Organization), Chapter 3 (National Anthem, Motto, Floral Emblem, and March), Section 303 (Floral Emblem) contains information on the law and proclamation for the rose becoming the national floral emblem.
bensguide.gpo.gov /3-5/symbols/rose.html   (269 words)

  
 Bald Eagle Facts and Information
The Bald Eagle was officially declared the National Emblem of the United States by the Second Continental Congress in 1782.
Ben Franklin wanted the wild turkey to be the national bird, because he thought the eagle was of bad moral character.
Public awareness about their plight, strict enforcement of protective laws, preservation of their habitat, and support for environmental conservation programs can assure a healthy and secure future for the U.S.A.'s majestic and symbolic national bird.
www.eagles.org /moreabout.html   (1081 words)

  
 National Symbolism in Belarus: the Past and Present.
Together with the white, red and white flag, the emblem was adopted as the national emblem of the Belarusian People's Republic (BPR), the first state to appear on these lands after the break up of the Russian empire.
The BSSR emblem (1927 model) and flag (1951 model) were declared new state Symbols of Belarus in 1995 (after minor modifications) when neo-Soviet dictator Aliaksandar Lukashenka came to power.
Apart from the state emblem, the Pahonya was also present in the local emblems of most GDL administrative divisions and on the Duchy's state gonfalon — a red rectangular banner "with the images of Pahonya and Virgin Mary with baby Jesus in a Sun"
www.belarusguide.com /statehood/Belarusian_symbols.htm   (4262 words)

  
 SportsSPIN Archives—National Emblem: 6/14/04
National Emblem’s reputation in the industry is impressive.
Today, National Emblem is a multi-national supplier with facilities in California and Mexico and manufacturing contracts in Asia.
National Emblem (www.nationalemblem.com) has product that is bringing kids into stores nationwide.
www.sportsspin.com /archive/N/ne_6-14-04.html   (277 words)

  
 Collectibles & Art - By MLB NATIONAL EMBLEM - Compare Prices, Reviews and Buy at NexTag - Price - Review
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Each National Emblem product comes packaged with a collectible backing, designed for commemorative and nostalgic display and collection.
www.nextag.com /MLB-NATIONAL-EMBLEM--2702147/brand-html   (428 words)

  
 China Today, General
The design of the national emblem of the People's Republic of China, published by the Central People's Government on September 20, 1950, shows Tiananmen under the light of five stars, and it is framed with ears of grain and cogwheel.
The emblem clearly indicates that People's Republic of China is a socialist state led by the working class and based on the alliance of the workers and the peasants.
The national flag of China was adopted at the First Plenary Session of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference held in September 1949, shortly before the founding of the People's Republic of China.
www.chinatoday.com /general/a01.htm   (461 words)

  
 Thistle--- The prickly purple thistle is the national emblem of Scotland
The prickly purple thistle is the national emblem of Scotland.
Thistle--- The prickly purple thistle is the national emblem of Scotland
The first use as a royal symbol was on silver coins issued by James III in 1470.
www.mcgrorty.com /thistle.htm   (338 words)

  
 Ben's Guide (3-5): Symbols of U.S. Government -- The Bald Eagle
For six years, the members of Congress engaged in a dispute over what the national emblem should be.
The bald eagle was made the national bird of the United States in 1782.
The image of the bald eagle can be found in many places in the U.S., such as on the Great Seal, Federal agency seals, the President's flag, and on the one-dollar bill.
bensguide.gpo.gov /3-5/symbols/eagle.html   (383 words)

  
 U.S. DoC / NOAA / NOS / National Geodetic Survey
Mapping the Ionosphere: Modelling the uppermost layers of the earth's atmosphere is an essential component for accurate and rapid GPS positioning...
NGS is planning the readjustment of GPS stations submitted by June 01, 2005.
VDatum is a tool for the conversion of elevation data among 28 different vertical datums...
www.ngs.noaa.gov   (176 words)

  
 eBay - national emblem, Parts Accessories, Historical Memorabilia items on eBay.com
Vintage Canada National Emblem Plate w Gold Rim
Canadian National Railways Steam Era RR Logo Emblem
WW 2 National Emblem and Oak leaves Badge Pin Back German
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