Emblem o Djibouti
The Naitional Emblem o Djibouti wis introduced efter attainin independence on 27 Juin 1977. It is bordered on the sides wi laurel branches. Athin this perimeter there is a vertical spear, in front o which is a shield. Unnerneath the shield, twa hands rise away frae the spear, baith o which carry a lairge knife. These twa hands seembolize the main twa ethnic groups o the naition: the ethnic group Afar an the ethnic group Issa. The spear is topt bi a red star.