National Arms of Chad

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Civic heraldry of Chad

National Arms of Chad

Origin/meaning

The above arms were adopted in 1970.

The wavy lines on the shield symbolise Lake Chad, and the sun rising over it represents a new beginning. The goat supporter represents the northern part of the nation, while the southern part is represented by the lion. Hanging around the shield is the medal for the National Order of Chad.

The motto is "Unité, Travail, Progress".


Literature : Image taken frm Wikipedia, information taken from http://www.christian-siemer.de

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