Coat of arms of Mali
Coat of arms of Mali called emblem, as itIt has a rounded shape. On the main emblem of the African States are important to the country's symbols and signs. They remind that the country has recently gained its independence, it is committed to peace, but is ready to defend its borders.
Description Malian Emblem
Officially, the main symbol of the country differs from all the world's coats of arms. Its shape - round azure colors, which are written the main characters:
- rising Sun;
- vulture hovering in the sky;
- white bows, considered a national weapons;
- snow-white mosque as a symbol of faith.
In addition, the present emblem inscriptions. They go in a circle, at the top of the name of the country - "Republic of Mali", below the motto calling for national unity and the unity of the faith.
This African country is located in the depthscontinent and has no outlet to the sea. Perhaps, therefore, of all the colors of the spectrum was chosen azure, symbolizing the dream of sea space and favorable geographical position.
Rising Sun is one of the most ancient symbolsspace, which can be found in the culture of different peoples and on the arms of the various states of the world. The emblem Mali sun is not depicted as a sun disc, and a third peeking rays. In this position, a heavenly body is a symbol of new life, the sunrise and flowering updates.
Eagle - one as old heraldicsymbol, like the rising sun. Its main value - the power, domination, and absolute power. Since this is a problem in Mali. The coup d'état in the country occur quite often, this means that as long as there is no strong power. rebel forces only enough to overthrow the old rulers.
White onions - not only a kind of traditional weaponsIndigenous Malians, but also a symbol of strength, defense capability, readiness to confront external enemies. Also bows serve as a symbol of national characteristics, intention to take cold steel.
Although the Malian army has a different kind ofultra-modern military equipment, selected the ancient weapons, the most primitive. This is true not only for Mali, but also in other African countries (eg, Angola) and Latin America (Panama, Guatemala, Haiti, Venezuela).
The snow-white mosque depicted on the emblem,It indicates that most of the country's inhabitants profess Islam. In addition, the national motto is, an appeal to the citizens to unite in faith, we have in mind, of course, the Islamic faith.