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The National Flag of the Republic of Tatarstan
The author of the national Flag of the Republic of Tatarstan is the national artist of the Republic of Tatarstan, the winner of the Tukai State premium Tavil Giniatovich Haziakhmetov.
The national Flag of the Republic of Tatarstan represents rectangle cloth with horizontal strips of green, white and red colors. The white strip makes 1/15 width a flag and is located between equal in width the strips of green and red colors. A green strip is above. The relation of width of a flag to its length - 1:2.
Colors of the national Flag of the Republic of Tatarstan mean: green - greens of spring, revival; white - color of purity; red - maturity, energy, force, life.
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The State Emblem of the Republic of Tatarstan
The State Emblem of the Republic of Tatarstan represents the image of a winged leopard with a round shield on one side, with the raised right forepaw on a background of a disk of the sun placed in a frame from the Tatar national ornament in which basis an inscription "Tatarstan", wings consist of seven feathers, the socket on a shield consists of eight petals.
The State Emblem of the Republic of Tatarstan is made in colors of the flag of Tatarstan; has the round form.
The central image of the arms - a winged leopard - in antiquity a deity of fertility, the patron of children. In the State Emblem of the Republic of Tatarstan a leopard - the patron of citizens of republic and its people.
The leopard is depicted on a background of a red disk of the sun. The sun - in antiquity the main deity of many peoples. The red sun on the State Emblem of Tatarstan means a kind sign, success, happiness, life.
On left to the side of the leopard there is the round shield, meaning legal, economic, power security of citizens of the Republic of Tatarstan.
In colour depiction of the State Emblem of the Republic of Tatarstan the sun is red, the leopard, his wings and the socket on a board are white, the frame is green, the shield, the ornament on the frame and the inscription "Tatarstan" are golden.
The flower of aster with even quantity of petals symbolizes an eternal source of life, longevity, a wish of longevity.
The raised right forepaw of the leopard is the traditional heraldic gesture underlining greatness of the Supreme authority. It means also started movement "step of the right leg", good beginning of Tatarstan's movement on the way of revival.
Sharp teeth and claws of the leopard mean his ability to stand for himself and for those whom he patronizes and protects.
Seven feathers of wings of the leopard symbolize space of influence of patronizing force of the leopard - both on the ground, and on heavens.
Position of leopards tail means good mood, friendliness.
The popular Tatar vegetative ornament and flower of a tulip personify awakening of a spring nature and symbolizes revival of Tatarstan.
Three gold circles cover the arms at three levels. They express idea of unity, infinity and supreme perfection.
Symbolical values of colors:
Gold color - grace, beauty, riches of the land of Tatarstan;
Green color - greens of spring, revival of Tatarstan;
White color - purity of thoughts of citizens of Tatarstan;
Red color - maturity, energy, force, life, viability of Tatarstan;
The State Emblem of the Republic of Tatarstan asserts, such universal and moral values as good, justice, well-being of citizens, friendship between peoples, peace and progress.
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The National Anthem of the Republic of Tatarstan
The music was written by Rustem Yakhin, an outstanding Tatar composer.