Coat of arms of Northern Cyprus


Coat of arms of Northern Cyprus
Coat of arms of Northern Cyprus
Coat of arms of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus.svg
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Coat of arms of Cyprus.svg
The coat of arms of Northern Cyprus was heavily modelled on the Southern Cyprus' one.
Details
Armiger Northern Cyprus Government of Northern Cyprus
Adopted November 15, 1983
Escutcheon An heraldic shield with the drawing of a dove carrying a branch of olive
Supporters Olive branch
Other elements Star and crescent, inscription "1983"
Use to 1987 National coat of arms

The coat of arms of Northern Cyprus are styled closely on the arms of the Republic of Cyprus, except that the '1960' was removed from the shield underneath the dove and the addition, a depiction of the Turkish star and crescent emblem is placed over the shield with the year '1983' added. The year is in reference to the Declaration of Independence of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus.

In late 2007, a slight change to the layout of the arms was made. The dove is in a different position/attitude.



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