Coat of Arms:
Coat of Arms: The Coat of Arms shows two Bay Laurel branches symbolizing victory. The bird displayed in the crest is the Quetzal. In Guatemala this bird is a symbol of liberty.
The scroll contains the date that all of Central America was declared independent from Spain. The crossed rifles are a warning that Guatemala will defend itself with force if necessary. Finally, the swords represent the honor of the people of Guatemala.
Flag of Guatemala
Flower: White Nun Orchid
Motto: "País de la Eterna Primavera" "Country of the Eternal Spring"