Symbols of the RK

«State symbols are one of the unshakable foundations of our state, our sovereignty.

They express the sacred unifying image of Independence»

Nursultan Nazarbaev

The Constitutional Law “On State Symbols of the Republic of Kazakhstan” was adopted on June 4, 2007 (the full text of the law). In accordance with this Law every year, June 4 is celebrated as a day of state symbols in the Republic of Kazakhstan.

State symbols are one of the inalienable attributes of any state embodying its identity and sovereignty. In the Republic of Kazakhstan, state symbols are the State Flag, the State Emblem and the National Anthem.

The Constitutional Law “On State Symbols of the Republic of Kazakhstan” was adopted on June 4, 2007 (the full text of the law). In accordance with this Law, on June 4, every year is celebrated as a day of state symbols in the Republic of Kazakhstan.

State symbols are one of the inalienable attributes of any state embodying its identity and sovereignty. In the Republic of Kazakhstan, state symbols are the State Flag, the State Emblem and the National Anthem.

The State Flag of the Republic of Kazakhstan

The national flag of the Republic of Kazakhstan is a rectangular panel of blue color with a picture of the sun with rays in the center, under which is a soaring eagle. There is a vertical strip with a national ornament at the shaft. The image of the sun, rays, the eagle and national ornament are the color of gold.

The author of the National Flag of the Republic of Kazakhstan is Honored Artist of Kazakhstan Shaken Niyazbekov.

The State Emblem of the Republic of Kazakhstan

The State Emblem of the Republic of Kazakhstan is in the form of a circle and represents an image of a shanyrak on a blue background, from which the uуks diverge in all directions in the form of sunrays. On the right and left of Shanyrak are images of mythical winged horses. In the upper part is a voluminous five-pointed star, and in the lower part there is an inscription “Kazakhstan”. The image of a star, shanyrak, uyks, mythical horses, as well as the inscription “Kazakhstan” – the color of gold.

The authors of the State Emblem of the Republic of Kazakhstan are well-known architects Zhandarbek Malibekov and Shot-Aman Valikhanov.

The State Anthem of the Republic of Kazakhstan

The anthem of Kazakhstan, formerly known as the song “Menіn Kazakstanym”, on the initiative of the President Nursultan Nazarbayev was approved by the country’s Parliament on January 6, 2006. It was the first heard on January 11, 2006 during the solemn inauguration of the Head of State.

Music – composer Shamshi Kaldayakov, words – Zhumeken Nazhimedenov and Nursultan Nazarbayev.