Emblem of Nepal

The coat of arms of Nepal was introduced on 30 December 2006 as a gesture of national reconciliation after the Civil War.


The coat of arms shows on the stylized green hilly landscape that is dominated by Mount Everest, the outlines of the country.

Among rich as a symbol of gender equality, a woman and a man 's hands.

Among these, two red ears on golden background represents the fertile Terai region

The crest is surrounded by a wreath of rhododendron, the national flower of Nepal, headed by the flag of Nepal is located.

Below the emblem a tape is arranged is at in Devanagari script of Sanskrit National motto:


As Nepal has received a new constitution on December 16, 1962 was changed also introduced in the 1920s first national coat of arms, which the god Shiva growing represented in a triangular shield from a lake in front of the Himalayas.

The second coat of arms, which was until December 30, 2006 in use, shows a landscape at the foot of the Himalayas with a cow ( the national animal ), a monal ( the national bird ) and rhododendron flowers ( the national flower ), which is flanked by two Gurkhasoldaten.

In this coat of arms, a river valley before the mountains spreads out. Before the mountains stood the temple of Pashupatinath, the destroyer of all evil. Riverside was the national animal, a white cow, and the national bird, a Lophophorus - pheasant. They were framed by the national flower, the Rhododendron arboreum.

About the landscape, the royal emblems were placed two crossed Khukuri daggers and national flags and footprints of Vishnu and the Nepalese royal crown.

The banner at the bottom of the national motto could be read: