19 September 2017

Coat of arms of East Timor

The Democratic Republic of East Timor - This state coat of arms was introduced on 18 January 2007 under the Law 02/2007. It is based on a design first used when the country unilaterally declared independence on 28 November 1975.
The motto in Portuguese is "Unidade, Acção, Progresso" ("Unity, Action, Progress"). 
On the centre of the coat of arms, there a curved pyramid with red edges and black core, symbolise Mount Ramelau, the highest peak in Timor Leste. 
On the black field in the centre there is a five-pointed star with five rays of light. 
Under it there is an open red book rest upon a yellow industrial gear. 
On the left side there is a rice ear (hare fulin) and on the right side there is a corn ear (batar fulin). 
Under the industrial gear there is an AK-47 assault rifle, bow and arrows (rama inan). 
Under the Mount Ramelau there is a ribbon banner written in Portuguese: "Unidade, Acção, Progresso" ("Union, Action, Progress"). 
Around the emblem there is a circle band written with the official name of the state in Portuguese: "República Democrática de Timor-Leste" (Democratic Republic of East Timor), and the acronym is written under "RDTL". Read more to understand the other images

1 comment:

Editor said...

Does anyone know the symbolic meanings of all the symbols please?