Last modified: 2006-10-14 by phil nelson
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image located by Valentin Poposki, 17 September 2006
Source: Korea e-Government
I have seen similar flags on some South Korean county and city web sites.
There it was mentioned as e.g. "county council" flags or logo.
Dirk Schönberger, 18 September 2006
Miss Kaori Sekino translated the text on the Korean blue flag into Japanese and then I translated it into English:
The Korean words in the center of the flag means "government".
Re: Decree on government flag
(President Decree No. 99 issued on November 28th 1998 )
This is to publicly announce that the way of making "government flag" representing the Korean government and the usage are stipulated as follows:
1 Way of making government flag is shown in #1.
A) The government flag may be hoisted and put up on wall in government combined office building, government public conference room, Secretary of State office room and meeting room and so on.
B) The governmnet flag shall be hoisted next to our national flag but not together with any other national flag.
C) The main device of the flag may be used alone as a government logo in necessary occasion.
D) The central governmnet organization and agencies may replace words of "govenment" of the flag with "abbreviated form of its own name of organization or agancy " and use it as organization or agency flag.
Appendix: The decree comes into force on the date of public announcement.
#1 : The translation of way of making government flag is omitted as shown in the construction sheet.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 22 September 2006