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.

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Main information

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Country North Korea
Capital city Pyongyang
Continent Asia
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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