State symbols of the Republic of Kazakhstan
NATIONAL FLAG of the
National flag of the Republic of Kazakhstan represents a rectangularly shaped cloth of sky-blue color with the picture of the sun with rays in the center, under which is soaring eagle. Flagstaff has vertical line with national ornament. The picture of sun, its rays, eagle and ornament are of golden colour. Width/length ratio of the flag is 1:2.
Monochrome blue of the National Flag of the Republic of Kazakhstan reflects not only the commitment to unity, but also reminds of cloudless sky, which was always the embodiment of peace, tranquility and prosperity for all nations.
In the heraldry the blue color, its shades correspond to such human qualities as honesty, loyalty, hope. Golden sun bathing in its rays, represents peace and wealth, and the steppe eagle - generosity and insight, height of the intentions of kazakhstani people.
The author of the National Flag of the Republic of Kazakhstan is an artist Shaken Niyazbekov.
NATIONAL EMBLEM of the
National Emblem of the Republic of Kazakhstan is circle-shaped and is a picture of a shanyrak (the cupola of a yurta) on the blue background, from which uyks (body bracket) like sun rays are being radiated.
Pictures of mythical winged horses are on the right and left of the shanyrak. In the upper part of the emblem there is a volume five-pointed star, and at the bottom – an inscription “Kazakhstan”. The pictures of the star, shanyrak, uyks, mythical winged horses, and inscription “Kazakhstan” are of golden colour.
The basis of the National Emblem of the Republic of Kazakhstan is shanyrak. It became the heart of the emblem.
This is the hearth, integrity of the world, symbol of the fundamental principle of the state - family.
Winged tulpar is an image of immortality, endless development and spiritual wealth of the people living in Kazakhstan under the common shanyrak. Tulpar is a symbol of maintenance of the sovereign Kazakhstan system. Winged tulpar is a flight, dream, and young generation, which always offer hope.
The five-pointed star crowns the emblem. Each person has his own, guiding star. The government should also have such a star.
The authors of the National Emblem of the Republic of Kazakhstan are the architects Shota Ualikhanov and Zhandarbek Malibekov.
NATIONAL ANTHEM of the
Words – Zhumeken Nazhimedenov and Nursultan Nazarbayev, music – Shamshi Kaldayakov
Алтын күн аспаны,
Ежелден ер деген,
Менің елім, менің елім,
Ұрпаққа жол ашқан,
Қарсы алған уақытты,