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National emblem
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| This article needs additional citations for verification. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. (July 2012) | A national emblem symbolically represents a nation. Most national emblems originate in the natural world, such as animals or birds, but another object may serve. National emblems may appear on many things such as the national flag, coat of arms, or other patriotic materials. One should not confuse a formal national emblem with less formal symbols perhaps associated with tourism or clichés, for example windmills in the Netherlands. Many unofficial symbols are as or even more important than the official ones. However official symbols are defined by law, which guarantees the proper use of them. The national emblems of nations of the world in alphabetical order. Contents * 1 National animals (National fauna) * 2 Flowers * 3 Fruits * 4 Gemstones * 5 Trees * 6 Inanimate objects * 7 Nationalized patriotic symbols * 8 Patron saints * 9 River * 10 Calendar * 11 References * 12 See also| National animals (National fauna)

Main articles: List of national animals and List of national birds * Afghanistan – Marco Polo Sheep (national animal) and Lion (official); Eagle (national bird) * Argentina – Puma, Rufous Hornero (bird)

* Armenia – Eagle and Lion
* Albania – Double-headed eagle
* Australia – Kangaroo, Emu, Koala (unofficial)
* Austria – Eagle (Bundesadler)
* Bahamas – West Indian Flamingo (national bird), Blue Marlin (national fish) * Bangladesh – Royal Bengal Tiger (National Animal), Magpie Robin (National Bird), Ilish (National Fish: Also known as Hilsa Fish) * Barbados – Brown Pelican (national bird), Dolphin fish (national fish), Flying Fish (national dish) * Belarus – Wisent

* Belgium – Lion (Leo Belgicus)
* Belize- Baird's Tapir
* Bhutan – Takin (Budorcas taxicolor tibetana)
* Bolivia – Llama, Condor
* Brazil – Jaguar, Macaw
* Bulgaria – Lion
* Cambodia – Lion, Kouprey (mammal), Giant Ibis (bird), Elephant * Canada – Beaver, Canadian Horse (both official); commonly upheld as symbols, though unofficial: Canada Lynx, Grizzly Bear, Loon, Canadian Goose, Cougar, Polar Bear, Grey Wolf, Orca Whale * Chile – Condor, Huemul

* People's Republic of China – Chinese Dragon, Giant panda (mammal) * Colombia – Andean Condor
* Costa Rica – Clay-colored Robin (bird), White-tailed deer (animal) * Croatia – Dalmatian, Marten
* Cyprus – Porcupine
* Cuba – Cuban Crocodile
* Czech Republic – Double-tailed Lion (Bohemia), Eagle (Moravia and Silesia) * Denmark – Lion, Mute Swan
* Dominican Republic – Palmchat (official), Ashy-faced Owl, Hispaniolan Parrot * East Timor – Crocodile
* Ecuador -Andean Condor
* Egypt – Saladin's Eagle
* El Salvador – Turquoise-browed Motmot – Eumomota superciliosa (Torogoz) * England - Lion, Bulldog
* Eritrea – Camel
* Estonia - Barn Swallow
* Ethiopia – Abyssinian Lion (also known as the Lion of Judah) * Finland – Lion, Whooper Swan, Brown Bear, European perch, Ladybird * France – Gallic rooster
* Germany – Eagle, (Bundesadler)
* Greece – Phoenix
* Guatemala – Quetzal
* Guyana – Canje Pheasant, Jaguar
* Haiti – Hispaniolan Trogon (official), Hispaniolan Parrot * Honduras – White-tailed deer, Scarlet Macaw
* Hungary – Turul
* Iceland – Falcon
* India – Royal Bengal Tiger[1] (national animal), Peacock[2] (national bird), King Cobra (national reptile),...
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