Seal of Madagascar
The seal of Madagascar (French: Sceau de Madagascar) includes an outline map of the island at the center (together with two smaller islands nearby-the Glorioso Islands and Tromelin Island), and below it the head of a zebu. Colors used are red, green, yellow, black, and white. Green and red rays emanate from the map, making it look like the sun and also the Ravenala, a plant typical of Madagascar.
|Seal of Madagascar|
|Armiger||Republic of Madagascar|
|Motto||Tanindrazana, Fahafahana, Fandrosoana |
"Homeland, Liberty, Development"
The device is surrounded by the Malagasy words REPOBLIKAN'I MADAGASIKARA which means "Republic of Madagascar" and at the base TANINDRAZANA - FAHAFAHANA - FANDROSOANA meaning "Homeland - Liberty - Development". Various versions of the Constitution Article 4 have used other mottos.
- FOTW page about Madagascar's coat of arms
- National Arms and Emblems Past and Present
- Annex of the constitution
- COA of the Kingdom of Merina
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