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Encyclopedia > Emblem of Turkey
Logo used by several Turkish institutions
Coat of Arms of Turkey designed in 1925, never approved

The Republic of Turkey is one of the states that do not have an official coat of arms. There exists a logo used by many government institutions. The logo is a red oval containing a vertically-oriented crescent and star from the Turkish flag surrounded by the official name of the country in Turkish. Image File history File links Türkiye_arması.svg‎ File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Turkey ... Image File history File links Türkiye_arması.svg‎ File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Turkey ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... A modern coat of arms is derived from the medi val practice of painting designs onto the shield and outer clothing of knights to enable them to be identified in battle, and later in tournaments. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... For other uses, see Red (disambiguation). ... In geometry, an oval or ovoid (from Latin ovum, egg) is any curve resembling an egg or an ellipse. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The flag of Turkey consists of a white crescent moon and a star on a red background. ...


In 1925, the Ministry of Education (Maarif Vekili, now Eğitim Bakanlığı) initiated a competition to select a national coat of arms. The winner was the design by painter Namık İsmail Bey. However, the choice was not approved as an official coat of arms. This coat of arms contain a vertical crescent and star and a wolf. Year 1925 (MCMXXV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...


 
 

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