Emblem of the United Arab Emirates
The emblem of the United Arab Emirates (Arabic: شعار الإمارات العربية المتحدة) was officially adopted on 9 December 1973 and later modified in 2008. It is similar to the coats of arms and emblems of other Arab states.
|Emblem of the United Arab Emirates|
|Armiger||President of the United Arab Emirates|
|Adopted||1973 (updated In 2008)|
|Blazon||United Arab Emirates flag and The Seven Stars of Federation of the United Arab Emirates|
|Supporters||The Arab Falcon inverted and displayed|
|Motto||Arabic: شعار الإمارات العربية المتحدة |
(United Arab Emirates)
It consists of a golden falcon (Hawk of Quraish) with a disk in the middle, which shows the UAE flag and seven stars representing the seven Emirates of the federation. The falcon has 7 feathers also representing the 7 Emirates. The falcon holds with its talons a red parchment bearing the name of the federation in Kufic script.
Prior to March 22, 2008, when the emblem was modified, the falcon had a red disk, which showed an Arab sailboat in its interior, surrounded by a chain.
The United Arab Emirates if a federation of seven emirates, each of which has its own emblem.
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