Algeria Coat of Arms
The name of the capital of one of the States,is located in North Africa, it means "island." On their current card can not be found because they have become part of the mainland. But the emblem of Algeria, the main symbol of the city, displays, and its geographical position and the historical past and the realities of modern life.
Emblem composition and its elements
You can tell a lot about the main heraldicsymbol of the capital, the beautiful city of Algeria, attentive man. The coat of arms is complex composition, the presence of a large number of elements and components, the value of which can be easily read.
Compositionally, it consists of two parts - a shield,shaped sharpened at the bottom, and the fortress crowning stamp design. The shield is divided into two equal parts on the diagonal, each of them has its own symbols and colors: sailboat, located on a blue field; elements related to human activity, as shown in the green field.
Firstly, used important for the countrycharacters such as sailing reminiscent of the heroic past, brave explorers, seeking to discover new lands. Gear and plants - a kind of illustration of the modern Algerian life, showing the development of industry and agriculture.
Second, important painting fields, where the blue color symbolizes sea space, the role of navigation in the country's life, green - the designation of land, the mainland part of the city.
At the crossroads of cultures and
Stamp On board there are two important elements, which are located in the center. This silver lions supporting an inverted red crescent and star.
Carnivorous animals - a kind of reference to the European heraldry, a reminder of the proximity of the African States to Europe. Crescent and Star - Islam symbols, the dominant religion in Algeria.
Another important element, the final stampcomposition - the castle, consisting of three towers, painted in golden color, with dark red closed gate. There are several versions of the appearance of the symbol on the coat of arms of the city.
One theory suggests that the wallssymbolize protection from external enemies, whom Algeria for its long history was enough. Another option is the answer - the emblem of the image of a Kasbah, one of the most famous sights of the capital. In this ancient city, the citadel until today preserved the unique construction.