Emblem of the Kirghiz Soviet Socialist Republic
|Emblem of the Kirghiz SSR|
|Armiger||Kirghiz Soviet Socialist Republic|
|Adopted||23 March 1937|
|Supporters||Wheat and Cotton|
|Motto||Бардык өлкөлөрдүн пролетарлары, бириккиле! (Kyrgyz)
Пролетарии всех стран, соединяйтесь! (Russian)
"Workers of the world, unite!"
The coat of arms of the Kirghiz Soviet Socialist Republic was adopted on March 23, 1937 by the government of the Kirghiz Soviet Socialist Republic. The coat of arms is based on the coat of arms of the Soviet Union. It shows symbols of agriculture (cotton and wheat) on a backdrop of the Tian Shan mountains, surrounded by a frame of folk art of the Kyrgyz people. The red star was added in 1948. The rising sun stands for the future of the Kyrgyz nation, the star as well as the hammer and sickle for the victory of communism and the "worldwide socialist community of states".
The higher banner bears the Soviet Union state motto ("Workers of the world, unite!") in both Russian and Kyrgyz languages. In Kyrgyz, it is "Бардык өлкөлөрдүн пролетарлары, бириккиле!" (transliterated: "Bardıq ölkölördün proletarları, birikkile!").
The emblem was changed in 1992 to the present Kyrgyzstan emblem which retains some of the parts of the Soviet one.
- Henry Hill Collins (1950). The constitutions of the 16 constituent or Union Republics of the U.S.S.R.: A comparative analysis. American Russian Institute. Retrieved 8 August 2013.
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