COUNTRY ……………………NATIONAL SYMBOL(S)

  • Afghanistan ……………..Lion
  • Australia ……………..Southern cross constellation (five, seven-pointed stars); Kangaroo; Emu Austria Golden Eagle, Alpine Gentian, Edelweiss
  •  Bangladesh ……………………Bengal Tiger, Water Lily
  •  Belgium…………………… Lion
  •  Bhutan ……………………Thunder dragon known as Druk
  •  Brazil ……………………Southern cross constellation
  •  Burma ……………………Chinthe (mythical lion)
  •  Cambodia ……………………Angkorwat Temple; Kouprey (Wild Ox)
  •  China ……………………Dragon
  •  Denmark…………………… Lion; Mute Swan
  •  Egypt ……………………Golden Eagle
  •  European Union ……………………A circle of 12 stars
  •  Finland…………………… Lion
  •  France ……………………Gallic Rooster, Fleur-de-lis, Marianne
  •  Germany ……………………Golden Eagle
  •  Greece…………………… Greek Cross (white cross on blue field; arms equal length)
  •  Vatican City…………………… Crossed keys
  •  Indonesia ……………………Garuda (mythical bird)
  •  Iran…………………… Lion
  •  Iraq ……………………Golden Eagle
  •  Israel ……………………Star of david (magen david)
  •  Italy ……………………White, five-pointed star
  •  Japan…………………… Red Sun Disc; Chrysanthemum
  •  Maldives ……………………Coconut Palm, Yellowfin Tuna
  •  Nepal ……………………Rhododendro Blossom
  •  New Zealand…………………… Southern cross constellation (four, five-pointed stars); kiwi (bird), silver fern
  •  Pakistan ……………………Star and Crescent
  •  Peru…………………… Vicuna (a camelid related to the llama)
  •  Philippines ……………………Philippine Eagle
  •  Saudi Arabia…………………… Palm Tree surmounting two crossed swords
  •  Singapore…………………… Lion, Merlion (mythical half lion-half fish creature), orchid
  •  South Africa…………………… Springbok Antelope
  •  Spain ……………………Pillars of Hercules
  •  Sri Lanka…………………… Lion
  •  Switzerland…………………… Swiss cross (white cross on red field; arms equal length
  •  Taiwan ……………………white, 12-rayed sun on blue field
  •  Thailand…………………… Garuda (mythical half-man, half-bird figure); Elephant
  •  Turkey ……………………Star and crescent
  •  United Arab Emirates…………………… Golden Falcon
  •  United Kingdom ……………………Lion (Britain in general); Lion, Tudor Rose (England); Lion, Unicorn, Thistle (Scotland); Dragon, Daffodil, Leek (Wales); Harp, Flax (Northern Ireland)
  •  United States ……………………Bald Eagle
  •  Vietnam…………………… yellow, five-pointed star on red field; lotus blossom
  •  Zimbabwe…………………… Zimbabwe bird symbol, African fish eagle, flame lily

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