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Nepalese Symbols

  • Animal: Cow
  • Bird: Himalayan Monal
  • Coat of Arms:

    Flag of Nepal

  • Coat of Arms: Nepal's coat of arms was introduced on December 30, 2006.

    It is composed of a garland of rhododendrons encompassing Mount Everest and the hands of a male and female (to symbolize gender equality).

    The red scroll making up the base reads: "The mother and the motherland are greater than heaven," in Sanskrit.
  • Flag of Nepal
  • Flower: Rhododendron
  • Motto: "Mother and motherland are greater than heaven"

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This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.