Coat of arms of French Polynesia

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Coat of arms of French Polynesia
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Armiger French Polynesia
Adopted 23 November 1984; 33 years ago (1984-11-23)[1]

The Coat of arms of French Polynesia consists of an outrigger depicted in a disc over a stylized emblem of sun and sea; this is very similar to other arms in the region, for example the Coat of arms of Kiribati.

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Adopted in 1984 by the Assembly of French Polynesia, the coat of arms shows a stylized Polynesian sailing canoe, a Tahitian and national traditional symbol. It is encircled by a rising sun in the upper half, and by waves in the lower one. The five asterisks represents the five Archipelagos: the Society Islands, the Tuamotus archipelago, the Gambier Islands, the Austral Islands and the Marquesas.[1]

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