Coat o airms o the Fowkrepublic o Cheenae
The Naitional Emblem o the Fowkrepublic o Cheenae (simplified Cheenese: 中华人民共和国国徽; tradeetional Cheenese: 中華人民共和國國徽; pinyin: Zhōnghuá rénmín gònghéguó guóhuī) contains a representation o Tiananmen Gate, the entrance gate o the Forbidden Ceety frae the Tiananmen Square in Beijing, in a red circle. Abuin this representation are the five stars foond on the naitional banner. The lairgest star represents the Communist Pairty o Cheenae, while the fower smawer stars represent the fower social classes as defined in Maoism. The emblem is described as being "Composed o patterns o the naitional flag." These elements wur described as
...The red color o the flag seembolizes revolution an the yellow color o the stars the golden brilliant rays radiatin frae the vast red land. The design o fower smawer stars surroondin a bigger ane signifies the unity o the Cheenese fowk unner the leadership o the Communist Pairty o Cheenae (CPC)
—China Yearbook 2004
The ooter circle haes a border that contains sheaves o wheat an the inner sheaves o rice reflectin the Maoist philosophy o an agricultural revolution. At the center o the bottom portion o the border is a cog-wheel that represents the industrial workers.
These elements thegither wur designed tae seembolise the revolutionary struggles o the Cheenese fowk since the Mey Fowert Movement, an the coalition o the proletariats which succeedit in foondin the Fowkrepublic o Cheenae.
History[eedit | edit source]
The emblem wis designed bi Liang Sicheng, a famous architect, in a competition held at the foondin o the Fowkrepublic o Cheenae wi obvious similarities tae the seembols uised bi the USSR. It wis determined as the Naitional Emblem on September 20, 1950 bi the Central Fowkgovernment.