National symbols of Turkmenistan

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The flag of Turkmenistan
The coat of arms of Turkmenistan

The national symbols of Turkmenistan are defined in Article 14 of the Constitution of Turkmenistan. They consist of the Flag, the Coat of Arms, and the National Anthem.

The National Anthem of Independent Neutral Turkmenistan

The great creation of Türkmenbaşy
Native land, sovereign state
Turkmenistan, light and song of soul
Long live and prosper for ever and ever!

I am ready to give life for native hearth
The spirit of ancestors descendants are famous for
My land is sacred. My flag flies in the world
A symbol of the great neutral country flies.

The great creation of Türkmenbaşy
Native land, sovereign state
Turkmenistan, light and song of soul
Long live and prosper for ever and ever!

My nation is united and in veins of tribes
Ancestors' blood, undying flows
Storms and misfortunes of times are not dreadful for us
Let us increase fame and honour!

The great creation of Türkmenbaşy,
Native land, sovereign state
Turkmenistan, light and song of soul
Long live and prosper for ever and ever!

Mountains, rivers and beauty of steppes
Love and destiny, revelation of mine
Let my eyes go blind for any cruel look at you
Motherland of ancestors and heirs of mine!

These lyrics are the original text written by Saparmurat Niyazov (Turkmenbashi), before the changes introduced by Turkmenistan's Parliament in December 2008, replacing all references to Turkmenbashi with the people.