Coat of arms of Fiji

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Coat of arms of Fiji
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Introduced 4th July 1908

The national coat of arms of Fiji has been in use since July 4, 1908 .


In the head of the shield (upper quarter) a striding, golden, crowned lion holding a cocoa pod in both hands on a red background .

Below that, on a silver background, a red George cross , which divides the shield body (lower three quarters) into four .

  1. In the first field, top right , three natural-colored sugar cane plants .
  2. In the second field, top left , a natural-colored palm that is supposed to represent a coconut palm .
  3. In the third field, at the bottom right , a natural-colored dove of peace is shown.
  4. The last field, bottom left , shows a natural-colored bunch of bananas .

A natural-colored outrigger boat with sail, a so-called Camakau, is used as an ornament above the shield .

To the left and right of the shield there are two local warriors who serve as shield holders . They are equipped with a traditional loincloth, the person on the right with a spear , the left with a Totokia - lobe . You are on a banner with the Fiji national motto of the Fiji Islands:

"Rerevaka na Kalou ka Doka na Tui."
(Fear God and honor the queen.)


  • 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 .

Individual evidence

  1. ^ Mighty Fijian Canoes (Takia, Camakau, Drua)., accessed January 21, 2017 .