Last modified: 2014-04-11 by zoltán horváth
Keywords: sangju | kyongsangbuk-do | south korea | taeguk | rice seed | letter: s |
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Source: Sangju website
From the Sangju website:
researched by Phil Nelson, 13 October 2005
Symbolizes the Three Whites originating from the shapes and colors of rice, dried persimmon and cocoon which are the special products of Sangju.
Embodies the letter "S", the initial of "SANGJU" and the Nakdong River that calmly runs, and represents the road of development and progress toward the future.
As the seed of rice is shooting out its bud, it implies a progress toward the new world.
The general shape of the Taegeuk stands for harmony and unity of citizens and also represents that Sangju is the center of Korea