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Field Listing :: National symbol(s)
A national symbol is a faunal, floral, or other abstract representation - or some distinctive object - that over time has come to be closely identified with a country or entity. Not all countries have national symbols; a few countries have more than one.
By Country Listing of the values for the National symbol(s) field
Country National symbol(s)
Afghanistan
lion; national colors: red, green, black
Albania
black double-headed eagle; national colors: red, black
Algeria
five-pointed star between the extended horns of a crescent moon, fennec fox; national colors: green, white, red
American Samoa
a fue (coconut fiber fly whisk; representing wisdom) crossed with a to'oto'o (staff; representing authority); national colors: red, white, blue
Andorra
red cow (breed unspecified); national colors: blue, yellow, red
Angola
Palanca Negra Gigante (giant black sable antelope); national colors: red, black, yellow
Anguilla
dolphin
Antigua and Barbuda
fallow deer; national colors: red, white, blue, black, yellow
Argentina
Sun of May (a sun-with-face symbol); national colors: sky blue, white
Armenia
Mount Ararat, eagle, lion; national colors: red, blue, orange
Aruba
Hooiberg (Haystack) Hill; national colors: blue, yellow, red, white
Australia
Commonwealth Star (seven-pointed Star of Federation), golden wattle tree (Acacia pycnantha Benth), kangaroo, emu; national colors: green, gold
Austria
eagle, edelweiss, Alpine gentian; national colors: red, white
Azerbaijan
flames of fire; national colors: blue, red, green
Bahamas, The
blue marlin, flamingo, Yellow Elder flower; national colors: aquamarine, yellow, black
Bahrain
a red field surmounted by a white serrated band with five white points; national colors: red, white
Bangladesh
Bengal tiger, water lily; national colors: green, red
Barbados
Neptune's trident, pelican, Red Bird of Paradise flower (also known as Pride of Barbados); national colors: blue, yellow, black
Belarus
no clearly defined current national symbol, the mounted knight known as Pahonia (the Chaser) is the traditional Belarusian symbol; national colors: green, red, white
Belgium
golden rampant lion; national colors: red, black, yellow
Belize
Baird's tapir (a large, browsing, forest-dwelling mammal), keel-billed toucan, Black Orchid; national colors: red, blue
Benin
leopard; national colors: green, yellow, red
Bermuda
red lion
Bhutan
thunder dragon known as Druk Gyalpo; national colors: orange, yellow
Bolivia
llama, Andean condor; national colors: red, yellow, green
Bosnia and Herzegovina
golden lily; national colors: blue, yellow, white
Botswana
zebra; national colors: blue, white, black
Brazil
Southern Cross constellation; national colors: green, yellow, blue
British Virgin Islands
zenaida dove, white cedar flower; national colors: yellow, green, red, white, blue
Brunei
royal parasol; national colors: yellow, white, black
Bulgaria
lion; national colors: white, green, red
Burkina Faso
white stallion; national colors: red, yellow, green
Burma
chinthe (mythical lion); national colors: yellow, green, red, white
Burundi
lion; national colors: red, white, green
Cabo Verde
ten, five-pointed, yellow stars; national colors: blue, white, red, yellow
Cambodia
Angkor Wat temple, kouprey (wild ox); national colors: red, blue
Cameroon
lion; national colors: green, red, yellow
Canada
maple leaf, beaver; national colors: red, white
Cayman Islands
green sea turtle
Central African Republic
elephant; national colors: blue, white, green, yellow, red
Chad
goat (north), lion (south); national colors: blue, yellow, red
Chile
huemul (mountain deer), Andean condor; national colors: red, white, blue
China
dragon, giant panda; national colors: red, yellow
Christmas Island
golden bosun bird
Colombia
Andean condor; national colors: yellow, blue, red
Comoros
four five-pointed stars and crescent moon; national colors: green, white
Congo, Democratic Republic of the
leopard; national colors: sky blue, red, yellow
Congo, Republic of the
lion, elephant; national colors: green, yellow, red
Cook Islands
a circle of 15, five-pointed, white stars on a blue field, Tiare maori (Gardenia taitensis) flower; national colors: green, white
Costa Rica
yiguirro (clay-colored robin); national colors: blue, white, red
Cote d'Ivoire
elephant; national colors: orange, white, green
Croatia
red-white checkerboard; national colors: red, white, blue
Cuba
royal palm; national colors: red, white, blue
Curacao
laraha (citrus tree); national colors: blue, yellow, white
Cyprus
Cypriot mouflon (wild sheep), white dove; national colors: blue, white
Czechia
silver (or white), double-tailed, rampant lion; national colors: white, red, blue
Denmark
lion, mute swan; national colors: red, white
Djibouti
red star; national colors: light blue, green, white, red
Dominica
Sisserou parrot, Carib Wood flower; national colors: green, yellow, black, white, red
Dominican Republic
palmchat (bird); national colors: red, white, blue
Ecuador
Andean condor; national colors: yellow, blue, red
Egypt
golden eagle, white lotus; national colors: red, white, black
El Salvador
turquoise-browed motmot (bird); national colors: blue, white
Equatorial Guinea
silk cotton tree; national colors: green, white, red, blue
Eritrea
camel; national colors: green, red, blue
Estonia
barn swallow, cornflower; national colors: blue, black, white
Eswatini
lion, elephant; national colors: blue, yellow, red
Ethiopia
Abyssinian lion (traditional), yellow pentagram with five rays of light on a blue field (promoted by current government); national colors: green, yellow, red
European Union
a circle of 12, five-pointed, golden yellow stars on a blue field; union colors: blue, yellow
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)
ram
Faroe Islands
ram; national colors: red, white, blue
Fiji
Fijian canoe; national color: light blue
Finland
lion; national colors: blue, white
France
Gallic rooster, fleur-de-lis, Marianne (female personification); national colors: blue, white, red
French Polynesia
outrigger canoe, Tahitian gardenia (Gardenia taitensis) flower; national colors: red, white
Gabon
black panther; national colors: green, yellow, blue
Gambia, The
lion; national colors: red, blue, green, white
Georgia
Saint George, lion; national colors: red, white
Germany
eagle; national colors: black, red, yellow
Ghana
black star, golden eagle; national colors: red, yellow, green, black
Gibraltar
Barbary macaque; national colors: red, white, yellow
Greece
Greek cross (white cross on blue field, arms equal length); national colors: blue, white
Greenland
polar bear; national colors: red, white
Grenada
Grenada dove, bougainvillea flower; national colors: red, yellow, green
Guam
coconut tree; national colors: deep blue, red
Guatemala
quetzal (bird); national colors: blue, white
Guernsey
Guernsey cow, donkey; national colors: red, white, yellow
Guinea
elephant; national colors: red, yellow, green
Guinea-Bissau
black star; national colors: red, yellow, green, black
Guyana
Canje pheasant (hoatzin), jaguar, Victoria Regia water lily; national colors: red, yellow, green, black, white
Haiti
Hispaniolan trogon (bird), hibiscus flower; national colors: blue, red
Holy See (Vatican City)
crossed keys beneath a papal tiara; national colors: yellow, white
Honduras
scarlet macaw, white-tailed deer; national colors: blue, white
Hong Kong
orchid tree flower; national colors: red, white
Hungary
Holy Crown of Hungary (Crown of Saint Stephen); national colors: red, white, green
Iceland
gyrfalcon; national colors: blue, white, red
India
the Lion Capital of Ashoka, which depicts four Asiatic lions standing back to back mounted on a circular abacus, is the official emblem; Bengal tiger; lotus flower; national colors: saffron, white, green
Indonesia
garuda (mythical bird); national colors: red, white
Iran
lion; national colors: green, white, red
Iraq
golden eagle; national colors: red, white, black
Ireland
harp, shamrock (trefoil); national colors: blue, green
Isle of Man
triskelion (a motif of three legs); national colors: red, white
Israel
Star of David (Magen David), menorah (seven-branched lampstand); national colors: blue, white
Italy
white, five-pointed star (Stella d'Italia); national colors: red, white, green
Jamaica
green-and-black streamertail (bird), Guaiacum officinale (Guaiacwood); national colors: green, yellow, black
Japan
red sun disc, chrysanthemum; national colors: red, white
Jersey
Jersey cow; national colors: red, white
Jordan
eagle; national colors: black, white, green, red
Kazakhstan
golden eagle; national colors: blue, yellow
Kenya
lion; national colors: black, red, green, white
Kiribati
frigatebird; national colors: red, white, blue, yellow
Korea, North
red star, chollima (winged horse); national colors: red, white, blue
Korea, South
taegeuk (yin yang symbol), Hibiscus syriacus (Rose of Sharon), Siberian tiger; national colors: red, white, blue, black
Kosovo
six, five-pointed, white stars; national colors: blue, gold, white
Kuwait
golden falcon; national colors: green, white, red, black
Kyrgyzstan
white falcon; national colors: red, yellow
Laos
elephant; national colors: red, white, blue
Latvia
white wagtail (bird); national colors: maroon, white
Lebanon
cedar tree; national colors: red, white, green
Lesotho
mokorotio (Basotho hat); national colors: blue, white, green, black
Liberia
white star; national colors: red, white, blue
Libya
star and crescent, hawk; national colors: red, black, green
Liechtenstein
princely hat (crown); national colors: blue, red
Lithuania
mounted knight known as Vytis (the Chaser), white stork; national colors: yellow, green, red
Luxembourg
red, rampant lion; national colors: red, white, light blue
Macau
lotus blossom; national colors: green, white, yellow
Madagascar
traveller's palm, zebu; national colors: red, green, white
Malawi
lion; national colors: black, red, green
Malaysia
tiger, hibiscus; national colors: gold, black
Maldives
coconut palm, yellowfin tuna; national colors: red, green, white
Mali
Great Mosque of Djenne; national colors: green, yellow, red
Malta
Maltese eight-pointed cross; national colors: red, white
Marshall Islands
a 24-rayed star; national colors: blue, white, orange
Mauritania
five-pointed star between the horns of a horizontal crescent moon; national colors: green, yellow
Mauritius
dodo bird, Trochetia Boutoniana flower; national colors: red, blue, yellow, green
Mexico
golden eagle; national colors: green, white, red
Micronesia, Federated States of
four, five-pointed, white stars on a light blue field; national colors: light blue, white
Moldova
aurochs (a type of wild cattle); national colors: blue, yellow, red
Monaco
red and white lozenges (diamond shapes); national colors: red, white
Mongolia
soyombo emblem; national colors: red, blue, yellow
Montenegro
double-headed eagle; national colors: red, gold
Morocco
pentacle symbol, lion; national colors: red, green
Mozambique
national colors: green, black, yellow, white, red
Namibia
oryx (antelope); national colors: blue, red, green, white, yellow
Nauru
frigatebird, calophyllum flower; national colors: blue, yellow, white
Nepal
rhododendron blossom; national color: red
Netherlands
lion, tulip; national color: orange
New Caledonia
fleche faitiere (native rooftop adornment), kagu bird; national colors: gray, red
New Zealand
Southern Cross constellation (four, five-pointed stars), kiwi (bird), silver fern; national colors: black, white, red (ochre)
Nicaragua
turquoise-browed motmot (bird); national colors: blue, white
Niger
zebu; national colors: orange, white, green
Nigeria
eagle; national colors: green, white
Niue
yellow, five-pointed star; national color: yellow
Norfolk Island
Norfolk Island pine
North Macedonia
eight-rayed sun; national colors: red, yellow
Northern Mariana Islands
latte stone; national colors: blue, white
Norway
lion; national colors: red, white, blue
Oman
khanjar dagger superimposed on two crossed swords; national colors: red, white, green
Pakistan
five-pointed star between the horns of a waxing crescent moon, jasmine; national colors: green, white
Palau
bai (native meeting house); national colors: blue, yellow
Panama
harpy eagle; national colors: blue, white, red
Papua New Guinea
bird of paradise; national colors: red, black
Paraguay
lion; national colors: red, white, blue
Peru
vicuna (a camelid related to the llama); national colors: red, white
Philippines
three stars and sun, Philippine eagle; national colors: red, white, blue, yellow
Poland
white crowned eagle; national colors: white, red
Portugal
armillary sphere (a spherical astrolabe modeling objects in the sky and representing the Republic); national colors: red, green
Puerto Rico
Puerto Rican spindalis (bird), coqui (frog); national colors: red, white, blue
Qatar
a maroon field surmounted by a white serrated band with nine white points; national colors: maroon, white
Romania
golden eagle; national colors: blue, yellow, red
Russia
bear, double-headed eagle; national colors: white, blue, red
Rwanda
traditional woven basket with peaked lid; national colors: blue, yellow, green
Saint Barthelemy
pelican
Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha
Saint Helena plover (bird)
Saint Kitts and Nevis
brown pelican, royal poinciana (flamboyant) tree; national colors: green, yellow, red, black, white
Saint Lucia
twin pitons (volcanic peaks), Saint Lucia parrot; national colors: cerulean blue, gold, black, white
Saint Martin
brown pelican
Saint Pierre and Miquelon
16th-century sailing ship
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Saint Vincent parrot; national colors: blue, gold, green
Samoa
Southern Cross constellation (five, five-pointed stars); national colors: red, white, blue
San Marino
three peaks each displaying a tower; national colors: white, blue
Sao Tome and Principe
palm tree; national colors: green, yellow, red, black
Saudi Arabia
palm tree surmounting two crossed swords; national colors: green, white
Senegal
lion; national colors: green, yellow, red
Serbia
white double-headed eagle; national colors: red, blue, white
Seychelles
coco de mer (sea coconut); national colors: blue, yellow, red, white, green
Sierra Leone
lion; national colors: green, white, blue
Singapore
lion, merlion (mythical half lion-half fish creature), orchid; national colors: red, white
Sint Maarten

brown pelican, yellow sage (flower); national colors: red, white, blue

Slovakia
double-barred cross (Cross of St. Cyril and St. Methodius) surmounting three peaks; national colors: white, blue, red
Slovenia
Mount Triglav; national colors: white, blue, red
Solomon Islands
national colors: blue, yellow, green, white
Somalia
leopard; national colors: blue, white
South Africa
springbok (antelope), king protea flower; national colors: red, green, blue, yellow, black, white
South Sudan
African fish eagle; national colors: red, green, blue, yellow, black, white
Spain
Pillars of Hercules; national colors: red, yellow
Sri Lanka
lion, water lily; national colors: maroon, yellow
Sudan
secretary bird; national colors: red, white, black, green
Suriname
royal palm, faya lobi (flower); national colors: green, white, red, yellow
Sweden
three crowns, lion; national colors: blue, yellow
Switzerland
Swiss cross (white cross on red field, arms equal length); national colors: red, white
Syria
hawk; national colors: red, white, black, green
Taiwan
white, 12-rayed sun on blue field; national colors: blue, white, red
Tajikistan
crown surmounted by an arc of seven, five-pointed stars; snow leopard; national colors: red, white, green
Tanzania
Uhuru (Freedom) torch, giraffe; national colors: green, yellow, blue, black
Thailand
garuda (mythical half-man, half-bird figure), elephant; national colors: red, white, blue
Timor-Leste
Mount Ramelau; national colors: red, yellow, black, white
Togo
lion; national colors: green, yellow, red, white
Tokelau
tuluma (fishing tackle box); national colors: blue, yellow, white
Tonga
red cross on white field, arms equal length; national colors: red, white
Trinidad and Tobago
scarlet ibis (bird of Trinidad), cocrico (bird of Tobago), Chaconia flower; national colors: red, white, black
Tunisia
encircled red crescent moon and five-pointed star; national colors: red, white
Turkey
vertical crescent moon with adjacent five-pointed star; national colors: red, white
Turkmenistan
Akhal-Teke horse; national colors: green, white
Turks and Caicos Islands
conch shell, Turk's cap cactus
Tuvalu
maneapa (native meeting house); national colors: light blue, yellow
Uganda
grey crowned crane; national colors: black, yellow, red
Ukraine
tryzub (trident); national colors: blue, yellow
United Arab Emirates
golden falcon; national colors: green, white, black, red
United Kingdom
lion (Britain in general); lion, Tudor rose, oak (England); lion, unicorn, thistle (Scotland); dragon, daffodil, leek (Wales); shamrock, flax (Northern Ireland); national colors: red, white, blue (Britain in general); red, white (England); blue, white (Scotland); red, white, green (Wales)
United States
bald eagle; national colors: red, white, blue
Uruguay
Sun of May (a sun-with-face symbol); national colors: blue, white, yellow
Uzbekistan
khumo (mythical bird); national colors: blue, white, red, green
Vanuatu
boar's tusk with crossed fern fronds; national colors: red, black, green, yellow
Venezuela
troupial (bird); national colors: yellow, blue, red
Vietnam
yellow, five-pointed star on red field; lotus blossom; national colors: red, yellow
Wallis and Futuna
red saltire (Saint Andrew's Cross) on a white square on a red field; national colors: red, white
Yemen
golden eagle; national colors: red, white, black
Zambia
African fish eagle; national colors: green, red, black, orange
Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe bird symbol, African fish eagle, flame lily; national colors: green, yellow, red, black, white