Emblems o Turkey
Turkey does no hae an offeecial coat o airms or naitional emblem. The seembol on the cover page o Turkis passports is simply the starn an crescent as foond in the banner o Turkey. Various offeecial institutions o Turkey uise instead their awn several emblems, maist o which hae nae legal basis.
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The seal o the Preses o Turkey haes a lairge 16-pointit starn in the center, which is surroondit bi 16 five-pointit starns, seembolizin the 16 Turkis states in history. Its appearance is regulated by law.
Red circle wi white starn an crescent
A circular section o the red Banner o Turkey containin the white starn an crescent is uised in the current emblems o a number o Turkis meenistries an govrenment organizations, in the emblem o the Turkis Parliament, an as the banner badge on the uniforms o Turkis naitional sports teams an athletes. It wis an aa uised on the auld (non-digital) Turkish identity cards.
Escutcheon o the Meenistry o Foreign Affairs
The Turkis Meenistry o Foreign Affairs uises a red oval-shaped escutcheon, whose colour is that o the Turkis banner an whose shape echoes the oval shield at the center o the late 19t-century Ottoman coat o airms. The escutcheon contains a gowd-tone starn an crescent which are vertically orientit (wi the starn on top) an surroondit bi the gowd-tone text T.C. Dışişleri Bakanlığı. A variant o this oval escutcheon (containin the gwld-tone text Türkiye Cumhuriyeti Büyükelçiliği) is uised bi the Turkish embassies.
The Meenistry o Cultur an Tourism uises a stylized version o the Gordian knot as its emblem, modeled so as tae resemble a tree. There is an aa a logo (or wirdmark) uised for the promotion o tourism that uises a stylized version o a tulip.
See an aa
- Visa Stamp
- .ID Card
- Official website of the Turkish Presidency: Detailed description of the Turkish Presidential Seal
- Specimen o the auld (non-digital) Turkis identity card
- Web site of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey
- Official escutcheon of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey
- Official escutcheon of the Turkish Embassies
- Home page of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism