National symbols of Thailand

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National symbols of Thailand include the official national emblem featuring the garuda and the national flag. There are also three other national symbols, which were proclaimed in a declaration of the Office of the Prime Minister dated 26 October 2001. They are the Thai elephant (of the Elephas maximus species) as the national animal, the flower of the Ratchaphruek or golden shower tree (Cassia fistula) as the national flower, and the Thai pavilion or Sala Thai as national architectural element.[1]

Official symbols[edit]

Symbol Image Notes
Coat of arms Emblem of Thailand
Garuda Emblem of Thailand
Flag Flag of Thailand
Flag of Thailand
National animal Thai elephant (Elephas maximus)
Thai Elephant
National flower Ratchaphruek
or the Pudding Piper Tree or the Indian Laburnum (Cassia fistula Linn)
Ratchaphruek flower
National Architecture Sala Thai
Sala Thai

See also[edit]