El Salvador Coat of Arms
Five states, occupying territorycontemporary Central America, although received autonomy and independence, preserve the memory of the previous "joint" life. Therefore, the coat of arms of El Salvador has the same characters as the national emblem of Nicaragua.
In addition, the coats of arms are similar in shape - basicsymbols and one, and another state are inscribed in an equilateral triangle. The name of the country (in both cases) is in a ring around the triangle with the obligatory indication of the location - "The Republic of El Salvador in Central America."
Main characters Salvadoran
El Salvador Coat of arms in it, that is over a hundred years the contemporary image exists since 1912. It consists of the following major elements:
- triangle with various symbolic images;
- national flags and laurel branches;
- motto, drawn on white ribbon;
- the name of the state.
The palette is dominated by national blue(Sky blue) and white (silver) color, a lot of green (volcanoes and leaves), written out in gold country name. Since there is a fragment of the rainbow, it is clear that the coat of arms can be seen all shades.
Modernity and history
Five volcanoes symbolically reminded of the fiveStates, the so-called United Provinces of Central America. Flags on the sides of the triangle are reminiscent of the Federal Republic, which existed in these territories.
Another reminder of theadministrative-territorial units can be seen in a laurel garland. It is divided into 14 parts according to the number of departments of modern Salvador. At the same time, a laurel wreath - a well-known symbol of the winners.
The same popular characters are the sun,rainbow, red Phrygian cap, they are depicted on the coat of arms of the Salvadoran and present in the national emblems of many countries, not only America, but also Europe.
The most most popular cap,soft red cap. This headpiece has a very long history, it was known to the ancient Romans, in France, it became a symbol of the struggle for independence. That is why it began to actively use in the coats of arms of various countries, metallic moneys. Although El Salvador since 1839 is considered to be an independent republic, throughout the twentieth century, the inhabitants of the country had no time to engage in armed conflict, defending territory and borders against invading neighbors.