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. The red color symbolizes the spilled blood of Korean patriots, and the red star represents revolutionary traditions. The white color symbolizes a lineage, a country, a language, and a culture that lives in purity. The blue color represents the spirit of the Korean people fighting for world peace and progress. The height-to-width ratio in the flag is 1:2, and the flag was adopted on September 8, 1948.

Its oval emblem, surrounded by ears of rice, features Mount Paektu, the sacred mountain of the revolution, and the Sup'ung hydroelectric power station, which was the only one of its kind at the time of its construction.

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)
COUNTRY PROFILE
Capital and largest city:Pyongyang
Other major cities:Hamhung,
Chongjin
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)
Currency:North Korean Won
Country codes:KP, PRK (ISO 3166)
Internet Top-Level Domain:.kp
Calling code:+850
Flag emoji code:🇰🇵


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

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