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Naitional Emblem o the Fowkrepublic o Cheenae

The Naitional Emblem o the Fowkrepublic o Cheenae (simplifeed Cheenese: 中华人民共和国国徽; traditeeonal 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 reid circle. Abuin this representation are the five stars foond on the naitional banner. The lairgest starn represents the Communist Pairty o Cheenae, while the fower smawer stars represent the fower social classes as defined in Maoism. The emblem is describit as bein "Composed o patterns o the naitional flag."[1] Thir elements wur describit 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[2]

The ooter circle haes a mairch that contains sheaves o wheat an the inner sheaves o rice reflectin the Maoist philosophy o an agricultural revolution. At the centre o the bottom portion o the mairch is a cog-wheel that represents the industrial workers.

Thir elements thegither wur designed tae seembolise the revolutionary struggles o the Cheenese fowk syne the Mey Fowert Movement, an the coalition o the proletariats which succeedit in foondin the Fowkrepublic o Cheenae.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

The emblem wis designed bi Liang Sicheng, a famous architect, in a competeetion 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.

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References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Description of the National Emblem from Chinese Government web portal". Archived frae the original on 2 Mey 2012. Retrieved 19 October 2010.
  2. "National flag". Archived frae the original on 4 Juin 2007. Retrieved 19 October 2010.