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Uiseong County, North Gyeongsang Province (South Korea)

Uiseong-gun, 의성군

Last modified: 2020-08-22 by christopher oehler
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[Uiseong County flag] image by Tomislav Šipek, 9 January 2020

Indoor Flag

[Uiseong County indoor flag (variant 1)] image by Tomislav Šipek, 9 January 2020

[Uiseong County indoor flag (variant 2)] image by Tomislav Šipek, 9 January 2020


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Description

The flag of Uiseong county is white with mark.
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Tomislav Šipek, 9 January 2020


Old Flag

[Uiseong County old flag] image by Eugene Ipavec, 21 October 2005
Source: Uiseong website

Symbolism

From the Uiseong website:

Flag

Overall shape is as follows:
It has an oval and a figure that symbolizes mountains. They also symbolize Korean characters which are the first letters of two syllable word Uiseong in Korean.

Oval shape represents
It symbolizes wide area around which Nakdong river flows and generous and deep mind of the residents.

The projected part in the center represents
It symbolizes future oriented thinking that Uiseong will become the center of Gyeongbuk as the best town to live in. It symbolizes the gate of the new millenium that everything will go to Uiseong and at the same time the second syllable of Uiseong,

Blue color in the symbol represents symbolizes clean land of Uiseong and shows the strong will of Uiseong people realizing dream and hope

White color in the figure represents
It represents the spirit of the residents who respect loyalty and righteousness and succeed to the noble mindedness.

researched by Phil Nelson, 21 October 2005