Emblem of Turkmenistan
This page is about the meaning, origin and characteristic of the symbol, emblem, seal, sign, logo or flag: Emblem of Turkmenistan.
The State Emblem of Turkmenistan was created after Turkmenistan gained independence from the Soviet Union in 1991
The eight-point green star burst (known as the Rub El Hizb (۞), a symbol of Islam, to which a majority of Turkmen profess) with golden edges features in its center a red circular disc which carries sheaves of wheat, five carpet guls, and centered upon that a smaller blue circle with a lifelike (rather than heralded) depiction of an Akhal-Teke horse, a source of pride for the Turkmen people. A round variant of the emblem was used from 1992 until 2003
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