Flag of North Korea

Flag of North Korea

The flag of North Korea, or the Korean People's Democratic Republic, is composed of red leaf, fringed with blue lines at the top and at the bottom, which are bordered with a white stripes from its inner side. Closer to the left side of the flag, there is a white circle bearing a red five-pointed star. The design of the flag itself indicates that North Korea is a communist country. The flag was adopted in 1948 after the departure of the Soviet troops from the country and it expresses the revolutionary ideas of the North Korean people and its leader Kim Ir-sen. The red color refers to the blood shed during the socialist revolution or to patriotism, blue to peace, and white stands for purity and chastity.

Neighbouring countries

Flag Country Capital Population Total area
Flag of People's Republic of China The People's Republic of China Beijing 1,363,350,000 9,640,820 km2
Flag of Russia Russia Moscow 143,700,000 17,098,200 km2
Flag of South Korea South Korea Seoul 50,219,669 99,538 km2

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Main information

Country
North Korea
Capital city
Pyongyang
Population
24,895,000 (2013)
Total area
120,538 km2
Formation
15. 8. 1945
Highest point
Paektu-san (2,744 m)
GDP
/
Currency
north korean won (KPW)
Code
KP (PRK)
Calling code
+850
Internet TLD
.kp

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By continents
Asia

Name of country in other languages

Czech
Severní Korea (Pchjongjang)
English
North Korea (Pyongyang)
German
Korea, Demokratische Volksrepublik (Nordkorea) (Pjöngjang)
French
Corée du Nord (Pyongyang)
Italian
Corea del Nord (Pyongyang)
Spanish
Corea del Norte (Pyongyang)
Russian
КНДР (Пхеньян)
Slovak
Kórejská ľudovodemokratická republika (Pchjongjang)
Polish
Koreańska Republika Ludowo-Demokratyczna (Pjongjang)
Portuguese
Coreia do Norte (Pyongyang ( P'yŏngyang ))
Chinese
朝鲜民主主义人民共和国 (平壤(平壤))
Japanese
朝鮮民主主義人民共和国 (平壌(ピョンヤン))
Turkish
Kuzey Kore (Pyongyang ( P'yŏngyang ))
Norwegian
Nord-Korea (Pyongyang)
Swedish
Nordkorea (Pyongyang)
Hungarian
Észak-Korea (Phenjan)
Dutch
Noord-Korea (Pyongyang)
Danish
Nordkorea (Pyongyang)
Finnish
Korean demokraattinen kansantasavalta (Pjongjang)
Hebrew
קוריאה הצפונית (פיונגיאנג)

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