| Heraldry of the World
The main resource for civic heraldry since 1996 with 155,216 images
|The National Symbol of the Comoros||The National Flag||Location|
The Comores are a federal state consisting of three islands Grande Comore (Njazidja), Anjouan (Nzwani) and Mohéli (Mwali). There are several towns and citie son the islands, but as far as I know none of these uses heraldic arms.
National Symbol of the Comoros
The symbol was adopted on June 25, 1977 and changed after the change of name in 2000 from Federal Islamic Republic of Comoros to Union of the Comoros. The symbol of the Comoros has the crescent and four stars taken from the national flag in the center. A sun with rays extended is right above the crescent. Around the focal point, the name of the nation is written in both French and Arabic. The border is composed of two olive branches, with the national motto at the bottom in French.
The former symbol:
Heraldry of the World is a private site, which is on-line since 1996. It is a hobby, which takes much time and money (books, hosting etc etc). If you would like to support this site, donations are very welcome ! You can support the site by donating items (books, pdf, images and other items) or financially using the PayPal button below.
All donations send to this specific PayPal address will be used for acquiring books or other items for the site and not for private use.