Coat of arms of Malawi
|Coat of arms of Malawi|
|Armiger||Republic of Malawi|
|Crest||Water Barry wavy Azure and Argent in front of a sun rising Or a fish eagle rising proper; A Helmet Argent with Mantling Gules and Or|
|Torse||Or and Gules|
|Blazon||Per Fess Barry wavy Azure and Argent; A Fess Gules a lion passant Or; In base Sable a sun rising Or|
|Supporters||On the dexter side, a lion, and On the sinister side, a leopard both guardant|
|Compartment||Upon a compartment representing the Mlanje mountain proper|
|Motto||UNITY AND FREEDOM|
|Earlier versions||earlier heraldic arms of Nyasaland|
The Coat of Arms of Malawi are described as follows:
For Arms, per fess barry wavy Azure and Argent and Sable on a fess Gules a lion passant and in base a sun rising or: and for the Crest: On a wreath or and Gules on water barry wavy Azure and Argent in front of a sun rising or a fish eagle rising proper, and for Supporters: On the dexter side a lion and on the sinister side a leopard both guardant, upon a compartment representing the Mlanje mountain proper, together with this motto: Unity and Freedom.
- Protected Flag, Emblems and Names (PDF). 1968. p. 6. Retrieved 10 April 2018.
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