Flag of North Korea (GIF)

The flag of North Korea (Korean: 조선민주주의인민공화국의 국기) is a red flag with a red star in a white circle slightly on the left side of the center and two blue stripes separated by white lines at the top and bottom. It is rich in symbolism, with each element representing the country's historical struggle and collective identity. The red background embodies the sacrifices made by Korean patriots and signifies the unwavering strength of its united people in support of the Republic. The red star at the center is a testament to the nation's revolutionary traditions, while the white color represents the unity of the people and their shared heritage, language, and culture. Additionally, it symbolizes the purity of the nation's origins. The blue stripe embodies the courageous spirit of the Korean populace and signifies their dedication to global peace and progress. Collectively, the flag reflects North Korea's commitment to its revolutionary past, cultural unity, and peace-driven future.

Adopted:September 8, 1948
Designed by:Kim Tu-bong, Kim Il Sung
Flag image:Animated GIF (25 frames looped)
Flag emoji code:🇰🇵

The emblem of North Korea is a powerful representation of the nation's identity and aspirations. Encircled by ears of rice, it prominently showcases Mount Paektu, a sacred symbol of Korean independence and national identity, as well as the Sup'ung hydroelectric power station, which was the only one of its kind at the time of its construction and signifies the country's industrial advancements and progress. The five-pointed red star represents the revolutionary spirit and socialist ideals. The red ribbon bearing the inscription "The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea" further underscores the nation's dedication to its people and socialist principles. Collectively, the emblem encapsulates the essence of North Korea's history, ideology, and vision for the future.

The North Korean flag is waving on a flagpole rising from the globe.
North Korea, officially known as the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, is a country in East Asia, constituting the northern part of the Korean Peninsula. Its capital is Pyongyang, and its population is about 25.89 million (2021). According to its land and sea borders, it borders with China, South Korea, Russia, and Japan.

The waving flag of North Korea with its emblem (unofficial)
Capital and largest city:Pyongyang
Other major cities:Hamhung,
Official language:Korean
Region:Eastern Asia
Ethnic groups:99% North Korean,
1% Chinese, Japanese,
and others
Religions:64.3% Non-religious,
16% Korean shamanism,
13.5% Chondoism,
4.5% Buddhism,
1.7% Christianity
Nationality name:North Korean
Area:120,540 km²
(46,540 sq mi)
Population:25.89 million (2021)
Country codes:KP, PRK (ISO 3166)
Internet Top-Level Domain:.kp
Calling code:+850

Keywords: Flag and emblem of North Korea - Ramhongsaek Konghwagukgi (Korean: 북한의 국기와 국장 - 람홍색공화국기), GIF

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flag_of_North_Korea
  2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emblem_of_North_Korea

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