Armorial of Africa

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African countries have the following coats of arms or national emblems:

Country Coat of arms Motto Main article
Algeria Emblem of Algeria.svg Al Jumhūrīyah al Jazā'irīyah ad Dīmuqrāţīyah ash Shabiyah
الجمهورية الجزائرية الديمقراطية الشعبية
"People's Democratic Republic of Algeria"
Emblem of Algeria
Angola Emblem of Angola.svg República de Angola Emblem of Angola
Benin Coat of arms of Benin.svg Fraternité, Justice, Travail Coat of arms of Benin
Botswana Coat of arms of Botswana.svg Pula Coat of arms of Botswana
Burkina Faso Coat of arms of Burkina Faso.svg Burkina Faso - Unité, Progrès, Justice Coat of arms of Burkina Faso
Burundi Coat of arms of Burundi.svg Unité Travail Progrès Coat of arms of Burundi
Cabo Verde Coat of arms of Cape Verde.svg Republica de Cabo Verde National emblem of Cape Verde
Cameroon Coat of arms of Cameroon.svg Paix, Travail, Patrie Coat of arms of Cameroon
Central African Republic Coat of arms of the Central African Republic.svg Unité, Dignité, Travail Coat of arms of the Central African Republic
Chad Coat of arms of Chad.svg Unité, Travail, Progrès Coat of arms of Chad
Comoros Seal of the Comoros.svg Unité, Solidarité, Développement
(French: "Unity, Solidarity, Development")

Also features the state's name in French and Arabic
National seal of the Comoros
Côte d'Ivoire Coat of arms of Ivory Coast (2).svg Union – Discipline – Travail
(French: "Unity, Discipline and Labour")
Coat of arms of Ivory Coast
Democratic Republic of the Congo Coat of arms of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.svg Justice, paix, travail
(French: "Justice – Peace – Work")
Emblem of the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Djibouti Emblem of Djibouti.svg Emblem of Djibouti
Egypt Coat of arms of Egypt.svg Jumhuriyat Misr al-Arabiya
جمهرية مصر العربية
(Arabic: "Arab Republic of Egypt")
Coat of arms of Egypt
Equatorial Guinea Coat of arms of Equatorial Guinea.svg Unidad, Paz, Justicia
(Spanish: "Unity, Peace, Justice")
Coat of arms of Equatorial Guinea
Eritrea Emblem of Eritrea (or argent azur).svg Eritrea Emblem of Eritrea
Ethiopia Emblem of Ethiopia.svg Emblem of Ethiopia
Gabon Coat of arms of Gabon.svg Union, Travail, Justice Coat of arms of Gabon
The Gambia Coat of arms of The Gambia.svg Progress, Peace, Prosperity Coat of arms of The Gambia
Ghana Coat of arms of Ghana.svg Freedom and Justice Coat of arms of Ghana
Guinea Coat of arms of Guinea-new.svg Travail, Justice, Solidarité
(French: "Work, Justice, Solidarity")
Coat of arms of Guinea
Guinea-Bissau Emblem of Guinea-Bissau.svg Unidade, Luta, Progresso
(Portuguese: "Unity, Struggle, Progress")
Emblem of Guinea-Bissau
Kenya Coat of arms of Kenya (Official).svg Harambee
(Swahili: "Let us all pull together")
Coat of arms of Kenya
Lesotho Coat of arms of Lesotho.svg Khotso, Pula, Nala
(Sotho: "Peace, Rain, Prosperity")
Coat of arms of Lesotho
Liberia Coat of arms of Liberia.svg The love of liberty brought us here Coat of arms of Liberia
Libya The emblem on the passport of Libya.svg Emblem of Libya
Madagascar Seal of Madagascar.svg Tanindrazana, Fahafahana, Fandrosoana
(Malagasy: "Ancestral land, Liberty, Progress")
Seal of Madagascar
Malawi Coat of arms of Malawi.svg Unity and Freedom Coat of arms of Malawi
Mali Coat of arms of Mali.svg Un peuple, un but, une foi
(French: "One people, one goal, one faith")
Coat of arms of Mali
Mauritania Seal of Mauritania (December 2018).svg "Islamic Republic of Mauritania" in Arabic and French Seal of Mauritania
Mauritius Coat of arms of Mauritius.svg Stella Clavisque Maris Indici
(Latin: "Star and Key of the Indian Ocean")
Coat of arms of Mauritius
Morocco Coat of arms of Morocco.svg الله، الوطن، الملك (Arabic)
Allāh, al Waţan, al Malik (transliteration)
"God, Country, King"
Coat of arms of Morocco
Mozambique Emblem of Mozambique.svg República de Moçambique Emblem of Mozambique
Namibia Coat of arms of Namibia.svg Unity, Liberty, Justice Coat of arms of Namibia
Niger Coat of arms of Niger.svg Fraternité, Travail, Progrès
(French: "Fraternity, Work, Progress")
Coat of arms of Niger
Nigeria Coat of arms of Nigeria.svg Unity and Faith, Peace and Progress Coat of arms of Nigeria
Republic of the Congo Coat of arms of the Republic of the Congo.svg Unité Travail Progrès Coat of arms of the Republic of the Congo
Rwanda Coat of arms of Rwanda.svg Ubumwe, Umurimo, Gukunda Igihugu
(Kinyarwanda: "Unity, Work, Patriotism")
Seal of Rwanda
São Tomé and Príncipe Coat of arms of São Tomé and Príncipe.svg Unidade, Disciplina, Trabalho
(Portuguese: "Unity, discipline, work")
Coat of arms of São Tomé and Príncipe
Senegal Coat of arms of Senegal.svg Un Peuple, Un But, Une Foi
(French: "One People, One Goal, One Faith")
Coat of arms of Senegal
Seychelles Coat of arms of Seychelles.svg Finis Coronat Opus
(Latin: The End Crowns the Work)
Coat of arms of Seychelles
Sierra Leone Coat of arms of Sierra Leone.svg Unity – Freedom – Justice Coat of arms of Sierra Leone
Somalia Coat of arms of Somalia.svg Coat of arms of Somalia
South Africa Link to image ǃke e꞉ ǀxarra ǁke
(ǀXam: "Unity In Diversity")
(literally "Diverse People Unite")
Coat of arms of South Africa
South Sudan Coat of arms of South Sudan.svg Justice, Liberty, Prosperity Coat of arms of South Sudan
Sudan Emblem of Sudan.svg Al-Nasr Lana
(Arabic: "Victory is Ours")
Emblem of Sudan
Swaziland Coat of arms of Eswatini.svg Siyinqaba
(Swazi: "We are the fortress")
Coat of arms of Swaziland
Tanzania Coat of arms of Tanzania.svg Uhuru na Umoja
(Swahili: "Freedom and Unity")
Coat of arms of Tanzania
Togo Emblem of Togo.svg Travail, Liberté, Patrie
(French: "Work, Liberty, Homeland")
Emblem of Togo
Tunisia Coat of arms of Tunisia.svg Order, Liberty, Justice Coat of arms of Tunisia
Uganda Coat of arms of Uganda.svg For God and My Country Coat of arms of Uganda
Zambia Coat of arms of Zambia.svg One Zambia, One Nation Coat of arms of Zambia
Zimbabwe Coat of arms of Zimbabwe.svg Unity, Freedom, Work Coat of arms of Zimbabwe

States with limited recognition[edit]

Country Coat of arms Motto Main article Other claimants
Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic Coat of arms of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic.svg "حرية ديمقراطية وحدة" (English: "People, democracy, unity") Coat of arms of Western Sahara Morocco
Somaliland Emblem of Somaliland.svg In the name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful National emblem of Somaliland Somalia

Dependencies, autonomous regions, autonomous cities and other territories[edit]

Country Territory Coat of arms Motto Main article
Spain Ceuta Coat of Arms of Ceuta.svg Siempre Noble, Leal y Fidelísima Ciudad de Ceuta (English: Always Noble, Loyal and Faithful City of Ceuta) Coat of arms of Ceuta
Melilla Coat of Arms of Melilla.svg "Præferre Patriam Liberis Parentem Decet"
(English: It Should Be Put a Free Fatherland before the Death of Relatives) and
"Non Plus Ultra" (English: No more Beyond)
Coat of arms of Melilla
Islas Chafarinas (one of the plazas de soberania) Coat of Arms of the Chafarinas Islands.svg (None) Islas Chafarinas
France Mayotte Coat of Arms of Mayotte.svg "Ra Hachiri" Coat of arms of Mayotte
Réunion Armoiries Réunion.svg "Florebo quocumque ferar" Coat of arms of Réunion
United Kingdom Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha Saint Helena Coat of arms of Saint Helena.svg Loyal and Unshakeable Coat of arms of Saint Helena
Ascension Island Coat of Arms of Ascension Island.svg (None) Coat of arms of Ascension Island
Tristan da Cunha Coat of arms of Tristan da Cunha.svg Our Faith is Our Strength Coat of arms of Tristan da Cunha
Tanzania Zanzibar (united with Tanganyika to form the United Republic of Tanzania) "Serikali ya Mapinduzi, Zanzibar" (English: Revolutionary Government, Zanzibar) Coat of arms of Zanzibar
Nigeria Biafra only existed from 30 May 1967 to 15 January 1970, during the Nigerian Civil War Biafra Coat of Arms.png Peace, Unity, Freedom Biafra