Venezuela Coat of Arms
Bolivarian Republic can rightfullyproud of the fact that its main official symbol is about to celebrate the bicentennial of the decision. Venezuela's current coat of arms is now approved at the meeting of Congress, there is a significant event for the country in April 1836. Over the following centuries and decades in the coat of arms has been amended, it is a natural process. But they were not significant, indicating that a certain government stability in the chosen course.
Parts of the state symbols
Finally, the number, location, and colorindividual elements of the coat of arms of Venezuela was enshrined in the Act, adopted 17 February 1954. Coat of Arms of the Bolivarian Republic is a shield divided into three unequal parts. Lower occupies almost half of the shield on it in an azure field is a white beauty-horse. The upper half, in turn, divided into two equal parts. On the left side (on red background) placed a sheaf of rye ears, on the right side (on yellow background) - crisscrossing the state flags and weapons.
With regard to whose it is this horse version divided. In this part of the residents claim that a horse means freedom, because it is representative of the wildlife. The second group insists that the horse belonged to Simon Bolivar, the national hero of Venezuela.
The colors of the coat of arms on the field the same as the flagVenezuela. Rye symbolizes the agricultural way of development of the state, its natural wealth. Also, they are a symbol of national unity, as represented 20 ears, the same states in the country.
National flags, beautifully tied with laurelbranch, mean numerous victories in Venezuela's struggle for independence. This is also evidenced by the cold weapons, submitted by the sword, saber and three lances.
Another symbol of wealth and fertility appearsabove the shield - two crossed cornucopia. In addition, the shield is framed by world-famous symbols of victory and peace - an olive and palm branches. The branches are attached ribbon, painted in the colors of the national flag. She wrote an important date for the country and related events: April 19, 1810 and February 20, 1859. The first date is associated with independence, and the second - with the formation of the federation.
The well-known politician Hugo Chavez as president of the country, proposed changes to the coat of arms, through which the horse ran in the other direction.