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PSC Class 35: National Symbols of Countries of the World

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National Symbols of Countries of the World:

1. The national slogan of India is ‘Satyameva Jayate’. It was taken from Mundakopanishad.

2. The sculptor of Indian National Flag is Pingali Venkayya of Andra Pradesh. The length and breath of National Flag is in the ratio 3:2.

3. Khadi Clothes are used for making National Flag.

4. Safron at top, White in middle and Dark Green at bottom were the colours of National Flag.

5. There are 24 half lines in the middle of Dharma chakra of National Flag.

6. It was in 1947 July 22, Constitutional Making Council accepted the National Flag.

7. The Dharma Chakra of National Flag is taken from the Asoka Pillar of Sarnath in Uttar Pradesh. The new flag code of India came into existence in 2002.

8. ‘Vexillology’ is about the study of Flags.

9. The oldest national flag of world is Denmark.

10. ‘Union Jack’ is the national flag of Britain.

11. The names of American National Flags were ‘Old Glory’ and ‘Stars of Stripes’.

12. The country which has National Flag with two Triangles is Nepal.

13. Cyprus is the country which has country’s map on Flag.

14. Libya has the national flag with only one colour (Green).

15. The flags of countries which is similar to Indian Flag is Niger and Ivory Coast.

16. Cuba has the national flag with white five-pointed star.

17. Solar Flag is the national flag of Japan.

18. Saka Year is the national calendar of India. The Saka year was started by Kanishka in AD 78. The first month of Saka year is Chaitra and last month is Phalguna.

19. ‘Janani Janmabhumischa sworgadapi gariyesi’ (Mother and Motherland are higher than Heaven) was the national slogan of Nepal.

20. ‘In God We Trust’ is the national slogan of America.

21. ‘United in diversity’ is the the slogan of European Union.

22. ‘Running for humanity’ is the slogan of Red Cross.

23. The slogan of Kerala Police is ‘Soft in Temperament, Firm in Action’.

24. The slogan of CRPF is ‘Selo’ (Service and Loyalty).

25. ‘Nabha Sparsham Deeptam’ (Touch the Sky with Glory) is the motto of Indian Air Force.

26. ‘Shano Varuna’ (May the Lord of the Oceans be Auspicious Unto Us) is the motto of Indian Naval Force.

27. Cow is the national animal of Nepal.

28. Hibiscus is the national flag of countries – Malaysia and South Korea.

29. ‘Dahlia’ is the national flower of Mexico.

30. ‘Jasmine’ is the national flower of Pakistan.

31. ‘Deodar’ is the national tree of Pakistan.

32. Jack Fruit is the national fruit of Bangladesh.

33. ‘Acacia’ is the national tree of Australia.

34. The official symbol of France is Cock.

35. Crocadile is the official animal of East Timor.


36. Indonesia is the country, which has Garuda as official symbol.

37. The national bird of Bhutan is Raven.

38. The countries which has Royal Bengal Tiger as official animal were Bangladesh and India.

39.  The Secretary General of United Nations Assembly is resided in ‘Sutton Place’ of Manhattan (New York) in America.

40. The residence of Indian Prime Minister is ‘No 7 Race Course Road’.

41. ‘Rashtrapati Bhavan’ is the official residence of Indian President.

42. The official residence of British Prime Minister is ’10 Downing Street’.

43. White House is the official residence of American President.

44. The official residence of British Royal Family is ‘Bukkinham Palace’.

45. The summer period residence of American President is ‘Camp David’.

46. The official residence of American vice president is ‘Number One Observatory Circle’.

47. Temple Trees is the fficial residence of Srilankan Prime Minister.

48. ‘Janadhipathi Mandiraya’ is the official residence of Srilankan President.

49. The official residence of Bangladesh President is ‘Banga Bhawan’.

50. ‘The Lodge’ is the official residence of Australian Prime Minister.

51. ‘Dechencholing’ is the palace of Bhutan King.

52. ‘24 Sussex Drive’ is the official residence of Canadian Prime Minister.

53. ‘Marlborough House’ is the head quarters of Common Wealth Organisation located in London.

54. ‘Elysee Palace’ is the residence of French President.

55. ‘Kokiyo Palace’ belongs to Japan Royal Family.

56. ‘Kantei’ is the residence of Japanese Prime Minister.

57. ‘Blue House’ is the residence of South Korean President.

58. ‘Muliaage’ is the official residence of Maldives President.

59. ‘Chitralada Villa’ belongs to Thailand Royal Family.

60. ‘Istana Palace’ is the residence of Singapore President and Prime Minister


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