Emblem o Cameroon

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Coat of arms of Cameroon.svg
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The naitional emblem o Cameroon consists o a shield wi a banner abuin an belaw it. Ahint the shield are twa crossed fasces. The shield haes the same colour pattern as the banner o Cameroon, an in the centre is a cairt o the naition. The scales o juistice are superimposed on tap o the cairt o the naition.

The banner at the bottom gies the name o the naition in French an Inglis. The tap banner contains the naitional motto: Paix, Travail, Patrie. The fasces are a seembol o the republic's authority, an the scales o juistice represent juistice.[1]

The previous version o the state airms haed text in French anerlie, wi "République du Cameroun – 1er Janvier 1960" on a scroll abuin the shield, an "Paix, Travail, Patrie" belaw the shield. The shield differed in that the green an yellae auries tae left an richt each haed ane lairge blue five-pointit starn, while the central reid aurie did no hae a starn on tap (sae that the blue cairt ootline o Cameroon extendit heicher).[2]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. National arms of Cameroon
  2. Guide to the Flags of the World by Mauro Talocci, revised and updated by Whitney Smith (ISBN 0-688-01141-1), p. 144.