The South Korea flag was officially adopted on October 15, 1949.
The three black unbroken bars (upper left) symbolize heaven; the trigram (lower left) symbolizes fire; the trigram (upper right) symbolizes water; the three broken bars (lower right) symbolize earth.
The white field represents the traditional color of the Korean people.
The centered Yin-yang symbol signifies unity.
South Korea Coat of Arms:
The emblem of South Korea features the taeguk symbol (from the national flag) surrounded by five flower petals and a ribbon displaying the name of the country in Hangul characters.
South Korea's Information
|Land Area||96,920 km2|
|Water Area||2,800 km2|
|Total Area||99,720km2 (#107)|
|Government Type||Presidential Republic|
|GDP (PPP)||$1,930.00 Billion|
|More Information||South Korea|
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