Flag of North Korea (GIF)

The North Korean flag 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 live 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 Korea flag is waving on a flagpole rising from the world 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 25,450,000.

The waving flag of North Korea with its emblem (unofficial)

Capital and largest city:Pyongyang (pop. 3,255,000)
Other major cities:Hamhung (769,000)
Chongjin (668,000)
Official languages:Korean
Region:Eastern Asia
Ethnic groups:99% North Korean
1% Chinese and Japanese
and others
Religion:64.3% Non-religious
16% Korean shamanism
13.5% Chondoism
4.5% Buddhism
1.7% Christianity
Demonym:North Korean
Area:120,540 km²
(46,540 sq mi)
Currency:Korean People's won

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

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