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  North Korea
The flag created in 1948 consists of three stripes - blue, red, blue - separated from each other by two narrow white lines, the proportions being 6 : 2 : 17 : 2 : 6.
The white disc suggests the yin and yang symbol ("t'aeguk" in Korean) in the flag of the Republic of Korea.
According to the Flag Law of the DPRK(1992), the proportion of the flag is:
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/kp.html   (645 words)

  
  North Korea - News & Information About North Korea
North Korea's faltering economy and the breakdown of trade relations with the countries of the former socialist bloc--especially following the fall of communism in eastern Europe and the disintegration of the Soviet Union--have confronted Pyongyang with difficult policy choices.
North Korea suffers from chronic food shortages, which were exacerbated by record floods in the summer of 1995 and continued shortages of fertilizer and parts.
North Korea's judiciary is "accountable" to the SPA and the president.
www.russiannewsnetwork.com /north-korea.html   (1927 words)

  
 About North Korea - Travel, Maps, Flag and Information
North Korea is on the northern portion of the Korean Peninsula that extends 1,100 km from the Asian mainland.
To the west it borders the Yellow Sea and the Korea Bay and to the east it borders the Sea of Japan (East Sea of Korea).
North Korea's capital and largest city is P'yŏngyang; other major cities include Kaesŏng in the south, Sinŭiju in the northwest, Wŏnsan and Hamhŭng in the east and Ch'ŏngjin in the northeast.
www.canadiancontent.net /profiles/North-Korea.html   (1021 words)

  
 Flags of the World
The white disc suggests the yin and yang symbol ("t'aeguk" in Korean) in the flag of the
It is identical to the "government" flag except the seal is omitted.
Flags for Outdoor use are made of 100% heavyweight nylon and finished with strong canvas headings and brass grommets.
www.eagleflag.com /International/NorthKorea.htm   (175 words)

  
 North Korea Flag
This North Korea flag is authentically reproduced with special attention to detail and durability.
Each flag is available for outdoor use, made with a heavy polyester heading and two brass grommets, or for indoor use with lined pole hem, velcro tabs and fringe.
Flag Description: 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
www.njflags.com /northkoreaflag.html   (229 words)

  
 North Korea Travel Guide and Travel Information - Lonely Planet
North Korea Travel Guide and Travel Information - Lonely Planet
A communist land where time stands still, North Korea is one of the world's most bizarre countries.
The architecture of Pyongyang, the DMZ at Panmunjeom and a slew of other quirky Kim-centric sights are the reasons to visit.
www.lonelyplanet.com /worldguide/destinations/asia/north-korea   (175 words)

  
 flag of North Korea flags   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Flag adopted 8 September 1948; coat of arms adopted 8 September 1948
White has been the traditional colour of the Korean nation and figures in the flag of North Korea as a symbol of purity, strength and dignity.
According to the Flag Law of the DPRK(1992), the proportion of the flag is:
fotw.tukayyid.de /flags/kp   (648 words)

  
 North Korea - Flag - Introduction - Background
After failing in the Korean War (1950-53) to conquer the US-backed Republic of Korea (ROK) in the southern portion by force, North Korea (DPRK), under its founder President KIM Il-so'ng, adopted a policy of ostensible diplomatic and economic "self-reliance" as a check against excessive Soviet or Communist Chinese influence.
North Korea's long-range missile development, as well as its nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons programs and massive conventional armed forces, are of major concern to the international community.
In mid-2003 Pyongyang announced it had completed the reprocessing of spent nuclear fuel rods (to extract weapons-grade plutonium) and was developing a "nuclear deterrent." Since August 2003, North Korea has participated in the Six-Party Talks with China, Japan, Russia, South Korea, and the US designed to resolve the stalemate over its nuclear programs.
www.exxun.com /Korea_North/a_fg.html   (809 words)

  
 North Korea World Flags - North Korea Flag   (Site not responding. Last check: )
North Korea's long-range missile development and research into nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons and massive conventional armed forces are of major concern to the international community.
In December 2002, North Korea repudiated a 1994 agreement that shut down its nuclear reactors and expelled UN monitors, further raising fears it would produce nuclear weapons.
North Korea, one of the world's most centrally planned and isolated economies, faces desperate economic conditions.
www.flagsofworld.com /worldflags/north_korea.shtml   (442 words)

  
 Flag of North Korea - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Flag of North Korea was adopted on September 8, 1948, as the national flag and ensign.
The famous red star of Communism can be seen on this flag on a white disk, which may relate to the yin yang symbol, which is a symbol used in Korean culture.
A 300-pound (136 kg) North Korean national flag flies from the world's largest flagpole, which is located at Gijeong-dong, on the North Korean side of the Military Demarcation Line within the Korean Demilitarized Zone.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Flag_of_North_Korea   (244 words)

  
 ESPN.com: OLY - North Korea flag to fly in South's Busan during Asian Games
Organizers will permit the flag, ordinarily banned in South Korea, to fly at stadiums, the athletes' village and a few other spots, such as the main media center.
North Korea is sending a team to an international sports event in South Korea for the first time amid recent reconciliation efforts.
Athletes from the two Koreas will march together during the opening and closing ceremonies behind a "unification flag,'' a blue image of the Korean peninsula on a white background.
espn.go.com /oly/news/2002/0926/1436942.html   (344 words)

  
 North Korean Flag
The shape and flag ratio of the North Korean flag is described as 1:2 (length twice the height)
A Flag of North Korean, when in such condition that it is no longer a fitting emblem of display, should be destroyed in a dignified way, preferably by burning in private with all due care and respect
Korea was occupied by the Soviet Union north of the 38th parallel
www.flags-flags-flags.org.uk /north-korean-flag.htm   (1142 words)

  
 Canada Flag Mart North Korea Flag (Democratic People's Republic of Korea)
The Democratic Peoples Republic of  Korea  or Chos?n Minjuju?i Inmin Konghwaguk was formed in in 1948 following years of Japanese occupation.
A demilitarized zone set up by the UN in 1953 continues to keep the two neighbours who are technically still at war from continuing the battle.
It is also a symbol of the ideals held by North Korea and it's vision of national sovereignty.  The blue stripes represent the peoples' desire for peace, while the red symbolizes the revolutionary spirit of  the nation on it's path to socialism.
www.canadaflagmart.com /Detail.bok?no=121   (228 words)

  
 CNNSI.com - More Sports - South Korea eases North Korean flag ban for Games - Thursday September 26, 2002 05:57 AM
Busan's games organizing committee is allowing the North Korean flag, ordinarily banned in the South, to fly at games' stadiums, the athletes' village and a few other places such as the main media center.
The North Korean flag and anthem also will be part of victory ceremonies if athletes from that communist nation win any of the 420 gold medals at stake.
In keeping with the reconciliation efforts, athletes from the two Koreas will march together during the opening and closing ceremonies behind a "unification flag," a blue image of the Korean peninsula on a white background.
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /more/news/2002/09/26/sk_nk_ap   (485 words)

  
 North Korea Flag - World Flags 101 - North Korean Flags
The flag of North Korea consists of a red background with a blue horizontal stripe at the top and bottom of the flag.
Towards the left of the North Korean flag on the red background lies a white circle with a red, five-pointed star in the middle of it.
The North Korean flag was adopted on September 8, 1948.
www.worldflags101.com /n/north-korea-flag.aspx   (295 words)

  
 National Flag of Korea, North
This illustration of the Korea, North Flag is available for immediate download as a single flag or as part of a complete set of international flags.
Two sizes for each country flag are available: one in the official proportions as specified by the particular country and one in a standardized 3:5 ratio.
Both the EPS and WMF versions are vector based graphics allowing you to print high resolution flags at any size from as small as a postage stamp to as large as a billboard.
www.flagart.com /flags/korea-north.htm   (449 words)

  
 Korean Flag - Flag Of Korea, North   (Site not responding. Last check: )
If you would like to use this flag of Korea, North or any other on your website you are welcome to do so, all we ask is that you include a link back to our site on the same page.
If you would like to use this map of Korea, North or any other on your website you are welcome to do so, all we ask is that you include a link back to our site on the same page.
If you would like to use this information for Korea, North or any other on your website you are welcome to do so, all we ask is that you include a link back to our site on the same page.
www.appliedlanguage.com /flags_of_the_world/flag_of_korea_north.shtml   (257 words)

  
 North Korea best flag in the world. North Korea desk flags. North Korea flag here.
Flag size is 3 inches x 4 inches.
We produce custom flags, state flags, country flags, military flags, and even North Korea flags.
Flags are made of a cotton/poly rubber blend.
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 North Korea Flag 4' X 6'
Introduction Korea, North Background: An independent kingdom under Chinese suzerainty for most of the past millennium, Korea was occupied by Japan in 1905 following the Russo-Japanese War; five years later, Japan formally annexed the entire peninsula.
After decades of economic mismanagement and resource misallocation, the North since the mid-1990s has relied heavily on international food aid to feed its population while continuing to expend resources to maintain an army of about 1 million.
Flag Sets for Parades, Armed Services Flags, UN Member Flags, Religious Flags, Flag Poles and more.
www.epicflags.com /nokofl4x6.html   (313 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | World | Asia-Pacific | Country profiles | Timeline: North Korea
North Korea agrees to freeze nuclear programme in return for $5bn worth of free fuel and two nuclear reactors.
One hundred North Koreans meet their relatives in the South in a highly-charged, emotional reunion.
North Korea agrees to give up its weapons in return for aid and security guarantees.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/world/asia-pacific/country_profiles/1132268.stm   (1039 words)

  
 North Korea Flag. North Korea Flag for Sale! Buy a North Korea flag. North Korea flags at inexpensive prices.
This North Korea flag is also made of a durable, lightweight polyester material and contains grommets for easy hanging.
This flag is ideal for indoor display and occasional outdoor use.
The flag is perfect to hang in school gymnasiums, school classrooms or business offices, use as a parade flag, display at church mission conferences, or attaching to a flag pole.
www.atozflag.com /ps-800-14-north-korea.aspx   (139 words)

  
 Flag of North Korea   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The 2' x 3' - 5' x 8' Flags are made of colorfast, 100% nylon
3' x 5' Indoor flag has a pole hem and gold fringe.
Indoor flag with pole hem and gold fringe
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 North Korea Flag - Nylon (3' x 5')
This 3' X 5' North Korea flag is authentically reproduced with special attention to detail and durability.
Each flag is available for outdoor use, made with a heavy polyester heading and two brass grommets.
North Korea Flag - Nylon (2' x 3')
www.njflags.com /nokoflny3x5.html   (220 words)

  
 Korea (North & South) Flag
These flags are the made to the highest standards in the USA.
These flags look great both outdoors and indoors, and are 100% US made.
We stock the South Korea flag in 4x6 inch, 12x18 inch, 2ft x 3ft, 3ft x 5ft and 4ft x 6ft sizes in nylon and 3ft x 5ft in Superknit polyester.
www.united-states-flag.com /world-korea--south.html   (290 words)

  
 North Korea - Country Profile - Democratic People's Republic of Korea - DPRK - Choson
Site that aims to promoting trade, exchange and cooperation between the DPR of Korea and foreign countries of all continents.
South Korea based service company established to assist foreign companies in the challenging task of doing business in or with North Korea.
Maintained by Leonid A. Petrov, for the purpose of free publication and dissemination of analytical materials on North Korea.
www.nationsonline.org /oneworld/korea_north.htm   (673 words)

  
 north korea flag and description
The North Korea flag was officially adopted on September 9, 1948.
All maps, graphics, flags and original descriptions created by Graphic Maps, a d/b/a of the Woolwine-Moen Group, unless otherwise noted and/or directly linked to the source, and use of same for any application whatsoever (with the exception of outline maps) requires written permission.
If you would like to submit an addition, change or correction, or suggest a new link, please forward it to our map department and we will give it our immediate attention.
www.worldatlas.com /webimage/flags/countrys/asia/nokorea.htm   (183 words)

  
 Flags of the World - North Korea
The blue stripes stand for the people's desire for peace, the red one symbolizes the revolutionary spirit of the struggle for socialism, and white (a traditional Korean color) represents the purity of the ideals of (North) Korea and national sovereignty.
This flag is also available on other products.
Military Flags - Flags of the World - Religious Flags - Holiday Flags - Sports Flags - Nautical Flags
www.anyflag.com /country/nkorea.php   (171 words)

  
 FLAG IMAGES - NORTH KOREA BLACK LARGE   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The North Korean flag is made of three horizontal bands of blue, red (triple width), and blue (from top-down).
The red band is edged in white, with a white disk with a red five-pointed star on the hoist side of the red band.
Located in eastern Asia, North Korea occupies the northern half of the Korean Peninsula bordering the Korea Bay and the Sea of Japan, between China and South Korea.
www.3dflags.com /html/en/icon/classic/k/korn_2fsbl.html   (108 words)

  
 North Korea Flag
For outdoor display, this flag is made from 100% heavyweight nylon fabric specially treated to minimize sun and chemical deterioration.
This single reverse flag is dyed and finished with strong canvas headings and brass grommets.
This is the same flag used by this nation's government and displayed at U.N. Headquarters in New York.
www.flagandbanner.com /fab/productpage.asp?id=FNKOR58   (180 words)

  
 North Korean Flags (North Korea) from The World Flag Database
North Korean Flags (North Korea) from The World Flag Database
©2007 The World Flag Database and Graham Bartram
Flag Drawings © Graham Bartram, portions © The Flag Institute and Mario Fabretto
www.flags.net /NKOR.htm   (51 words)

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