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National symbols of Gishabrun
The National Flag
|Use||Civil and state flag and ensign.|
|Adopted||April 5, 2010|
|Design||A maroon diagonal stripe at the top, a blue diagonal stripe in the middle, and a light-green diagonal stripe on the bottom, with a compass on top of them all.|
The national flag of The Tsarist Empire of Gishabrun consists of 3 diagonal stripes, each symbolising one of the three official principles of Gishabrun:
-Maroon represents patriotism, courage, effort and preservation of culture.
-Blue represents hope, truth, freedom and correct government.
-Green represents discovery, wilderness and environmental legacy.
The yellow compass represents the fourth, unofficial principle, which is the advancement of scientific knowledge.
The National Coat of Arms
The national coat of arms has the same symbolism as the national flag, but with a bit added, such as:
-White represents purity and justice in equal partnership with Blue (checkered design).
-Pear Trees represent wildlife conservation and the fruits of labour.
-Crown represents the monarch and monarchy.
-Herons represent environmental legacy and that the environment supports us in every way.
-Motto The motto says "V'achalta V'savata" ("You Shall Eat, And You Shall Be Satisfied" in Hebrew, meaning that we should take only what we need and be satisfied with what we have).
The National Animal
The national animal of The Tsarist Empire of Gishabrun is the Great Blue Heron (Ardea Herodias), because it symbolises environmentalism and sustainability (one of the three official principles), and it symbolises patience (because it must wait a long time to catch its meal of fish).
The National Tree
The national tree of the Tsarist Empire of Gishabrun is the Black Willow (Salix Nigra), because it is common in Gishabrun (the most famous example being the Ancient Willow in Ancient Willow Krai), it simbolises environmentalism and sustainability, and it symbolises maturity, and reliability.