The story behind the national #symbol of #armenia 😮 #noah #ark #armenian

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Mount Ararat has been depicted on the coat of arms of Armenia consistently since 1918. The First Republic’s coat of arms was designed by architect Alexander Tamanian and painter Hakob Kojoyan. This coat of arms was readopted by the legislature of the Republic of Armenia on April 19, 1992, after Armenia regained independence. Ararat is depicted along with the ark on its peak on the shield on an orange background.

The entire country worships Mt Ararat which is also the national symbol of Armenia According to our guide, Mt Ararat protected Armenia from a super strong earthquake! They also believe that the peak of Mt Ararat was where Noah’s ark was found.