- Coat of arms of Abkhazia
coat of armsof the Republic of Abkhazia, was adopted by the Supreme Sovietof Abkhazia on 23 July 1992, after it declared its secession from Georgia.
The coat of arms of the Republic of Abkhazia is a shield divided vertically into white and green. On this are placed devices outlined in gold:
* At the base eight-pointed star, in the upper part of both the white and the green field are set two eight-pointed stars.
* At the centre of the shield is a horseman, flying on the fabulous steed called "
Arash", and shooting an arrow towards the stars. This scene is from the heroic epic " Narts".
Green symbolizes youth and life, while white symbolizes spirituality. The stars represent the sun, as well as the union of the East and West.
Coat of arms of the Abkhazian SSR
Flag of Abkhazia
* [http://www.crwflags.com/fotw/flags/ge-abkha.html Flags of Abkhazia, Georgia]
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