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Coat of arms of Burundi

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Coat of arms of Burundi

The coat of arms of Burundi, adopted in 1966, consists of a shield surrounded by three spears.

On the shield is the motto of the nation, as well as the head of a lion. Behind the shield there are three crossed traditional African spears. Under the shield the national motto of Burundi appears on a scroll: Unité, Travail, Progrès (French, "Unity, Work, Progress")

Graphical characteristics:
Asymmetric, Closed shape, Colorful, Contains both straight and curved lines, Has no crossing lines.

Category: Emblems.

Coat of arms of Burundi is part of the Coat of Arms group.

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