Coat of arms of Astana
Of all the former Soviet republics,is located in the Asian part of the Soviet Union, only Kazakhstan has made significant progress and is now thriving. It happened largely due to the country's president, Nursultan Nazarbayev. Incidentally, an interesting fact, there was also the emblem of Astana with its help, he is the author of the heraldic symbol of the capital concept.
Description of the coat of arms of the capital
To appreciate the aesthetics of the main character of the Kazakhcapital, be sure to consider the color photo. The only way to assess the coloristic palette of the image, which used only three colors - blue, scarlet and gold, but they look very harmonious.
For the image of the emblem of Astana as a basisIt was chosen as a circle, symbolizing the infinity of life, respect for the traditions of the past and confidence in the future. The main elements of the main symbols of the capital: the outer ring, reminiscent of the great Kazakh steppe; the inner ring having symbols of independence. Rings of different color and detail, exterior - scarlet, which is associated with the boundless steppes and sands. Red Kazakhs also relates to the fire hearth home. The outer ring gives the definition of Shanyrak, is returning home.
The interior space is painted in blue,matching tone in tone with the color of the national flag. In addition, there appears Baiterek, which is called the world tree, a kind of personification of the universe. It is a symbol of life, communication with the cosmos.
An excursion into the history of the Kazakh
It is known that a post-Soviet KazakhstanThe story began with the transfer of the capital. The city, which has moved the government and many agencies, more than one century. Several times he changed his name and status.
In the XIX century it was called Akmola,own emblem had not yet used the heraldic symbol of the Akmola region, approved in 1878. In the center of the green sheet was placed a silver monument resembling a castle or fortress, and over it a crescent image. The shield was decorated with the royal crown, and a wreath of oak leaves.
In Soviet times, the city was renamedTselinograd, respectively, the royal coat of arms could not be used. A new symbol - two hands that hold the grain, as the time went by the active development of the Kazakh virgin soil.
Since 1998, with the beginning of the independent life of the country for ten years was used coat of arms, the central image of which was white leopard, capped khan crown.