Coat of arms of the Republic of the Congo

Coat of arms of the Republic of the Congo
Coat of arms of the Republic of the Congo.svg
Details
Armiger Republic of the Congo
Adopted 1991 (1960)
Crest A crown of golden twigs bearing the legend RÉPUBLIQUE DU CONGO
Escutcheon Or, a fess wavy vert; overall a lion rampant Gules armed and langued vert bearing a torch sable with a flame gules.
Supporters Two African elephants at bay addorsed Sable
Compartment A bar gules
Motto Unité, Travail, Progrès
"Unity, Work, Progress"

The coat of arms of the Republic of the Congo has a shield with a rampant red lion holding a torch. The background color of the shield is yellow with a green wavy stripe in the middle. A golden crown sits above the shield. Two large African elephants support the shield. A banner with the national motto "Unité Travail Progrès" ("Unity, Work, Progress" translated from " La Congolaise") is draped from a bar supporting the elephants.

Emblem of the People's Republic of the Congo 1970–1991

The arms were adopted in 1960 and readopted in 1991 after having been replaced with a simpler, unheraldic symbol during the People's Republic of the Congo era from 1970–1991.

Other Languages
беларуская (тарашкевіца)‎: Герб Рэспублікі Конга
বিষ্ণুপ্রিয়া মণিপুরী: কঙ্গো প্রজাতন্ত্রর চিনত্হান
lietuvių: Kongo herbas
polski: Herb Konga
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: Grb Republike Kongo