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Coat of arms of Equatorial Guinea

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The national coat of arms of Equatorial Guinea was adopted on the 21st of August in 1979.

This coat of arms shows a grey shield, which contains a tree. This tree is a silk cotton tree, or so-called "God tree". This is where the first treaty was signed between Spain and the local ruler. Over the shield, there are six six-pointed stars. They stand for the mainland and the five main islands.


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Asymmetric, Open shape, Colorful, Contains both straight and curved lines, Has no crossing lines.

Category: Emblems.

Coat of arms of Equatorial Guinea is part of the Coat of Arms group.

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