Djibouti's coat of arms
|Djibouti's coat of arms|
|Introduced||June 25, 1977|
|Other elements||Laurel branches , hands , spear , red star|
The national coat of arms is bordered on the sides by laurel branches .
Two hands protrude from the spear below the shield , both of which hold a large knife vertically.
The star stands for independence and unity. It is taken from the flag of Djibouti and stands for the state.
The two branches of laurel symbolize unity and victory.
- Karl-Heinz Hesmer: Flags and coats of arms of the world. History and symbolism of the flags and coats of arms of all states . Gütersloh: Bertelsmann Lexikon Verlag, 1992. ISBN 3-570-01082-1
- Flag lexicon (description of flag and coat of arms)