North Korean Flag

North Korean Flag

Flag of North Korean - Description of the North Korean Flag

As the above picture of the North Korean Flag indicates the overall background is Red, white and blue

The North Korean flag pictures three horizontal bands of blue (top), red (triple width), and blue

The red band is edged in white

On the hoist side of the red band is a white disk with a red five-pointed star

According to Ancient and Heraldic traditions much symbolism is associated with colors. The colors on the North Korean flag have modern representations as follows:

Red - revolutionary patriotism

Blue stripes - "The aspiration of the Korean people to unite with the revolutionary people of the whole world and fight for the victory of the idea of independence, friendship and peace."

All Flag pictures depict flags flying, from the viewer's point of view, from left to right

The shape and flag ratio of the North Korean flag is described as 1:2 ( length twice the height )

The Meaning & History of the North Korean Flag - The North Korean emblem depicts the famous red star of Communism  and may also relate to the yin yang symbol, used in Korean culture

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