Coat of arms of the Republic of the Congo
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|Coat of arms of the Republic of the Congo|
Coat of Arms of the People's Republic of the Congo 1970–1991
|Armiger||Republic of the Congo|
|Crest||A crown of golden twigs bearing the legend RÉPUBLIQUE DU CONGO|
|Escutcheon||Or, a fess wavy vert; a lion rampant Gules armed and langued vert bearing a torch sable with a flame gules.|
|Supporters||Two African elephants at bay addorsed Sable|
|Compartment||A bar gules|
|Motto||Unité, Travail, Progrès
"Unity, Work, Progress"
The coat of arms of the Republic of Congo has a shield with a rampant red lion holding a torch. The background color of the shield is yellow with a green wavy stripe in the middle. A golden crown sits above the shield. Two large African elephants support the shield. A banner with the national motto "Unité Travail Progrès" ("Unity, Work, Progress" translated from "La Congolaise") is draped from a bar supporting the elephants.
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