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City and county flags of Kangwon-Do (South Korea)

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City and county flags and emblems

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Cheolwon County

[Cheolwon county]
from Cheolwon county website


[Cheolwon county]
from Cheolwon county website

From the Hwacheon web site

Meaining: Hwacheon as clean mountain area and the pride of having the pure water that represents the aglow sun over the mountain and reborn of Hwacheon-gun

Bukhan river means shining Hwacheon, the oriole of Gun-bird is made a design and join with green forest, clean river and expressed the purity natural environment and healthy Hwacheon-gun symbolically.
Dov Gutterman, 30 December 2002

Inje county flag

[Inje county flag]
by Blas Delgado

County Flag

Upper white color characterizes gentle, honest, innocent people of Inje. Bottom green means infinite resources and vigorous will of productivity. The circle in the center symbolizes keen motivation toward development and advancement underlying the congruent unity of county citizens.
researched by Dov Gutterman, 13 June 2000

Kangnung city flag

[Kangnung city flag]
by Blas Delgado

Flag of the city

The upper white is a symbol of clean nature, the citizens' mild temper and limitless potentiality. The under blue is East Sea which signifies the citizens' will and enterprising spirit dashing for high ambitions and bright future. In the middle, the red circle is sunrise in the East sea and the white one is the moon which shows citizens' harmony. And it shows that Kangnung is the center of Youngdong Area, too. The two semicircles under blue signify shadows reflected on the lake and sea.

The flag represents blue sea, sunrise in the East Sea, clean lake and the moon reflected on the lake, so it shows citizens' mild temper, enterprising spirit for the future and harmony. It also shows Kangnung is the center of Youngdong Area.
researched by Dov Gutterman, 20 August 1999

Taebaek city flag

[Taebaek city flag]
by Blas Delgado

City Flag

Yellowish green of the top portion means a bright image of the Taebaek's future, and green of the low portion represents rest and peace of Taebaek.

A round circle means a mine head, and a flame indicates forever development, and the mountain is a grand and beautiful mt. Taebaek, and it represents a deep-rooted infinite development will of citizens.
researched by Dov Gutterman, 11 June 2000

Yang-Yang district flag

[Yang-Yang district flag]
by Blas Delgado


  1. The white background symbolizes innocence.
  2. The red circle in the middle represents the Spirit of the East Sea.
  3. Six horizontal green lines (three on each side) represent the six agricultural townships that make up Yang-yang District.
  4. The symbol in the middle of the flag represents the mountains. It designates Yang-yang as a destination for tourists interested in experiencing Korea's natural beauty.
  5. The color green of the horizontal lines represents the peace and unity of the six townships in Yang-yang.
  6. The arrangement of the horizontal lines and circles represent the Korean character for Yang-yang.

Yongwol county flag

[Yongwol county flag]
by Blas Delgado

County Flag

Each color and shape represents the distinct nature of Yongwol

The Yellow figure of crouwn: County people's kind and innocent hearts the blue curve: honorable poverty and fidelity the pink top: progressive spirit and cultural development on the basis of kindness and loyalty. the blue ellipse : clean rivers the green ellipses emboding a pine : unpolluted nature.
researched by Dov Gutterman, 11 June 2000

Wonju flag

[Wonju flag]
from Wonju website


The green mountain symbolizes three peaks of Mt. Chiak, Pirobong, Namdaebong, Hyangrobong.

The three ellipses below represent the harmony and progress of Wonju's united citzens.

Together, three symbols represent the clean beautiful scenery and progressive global spirit of Wonju's citizens.
contributed by Dov Gutterman 1 March 2002