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Iksan, Chollabuk-do (South Korea)


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[Iksan flag]
Source: Iksan City website

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From the Iksan web site

City Flag

1. Shape and Size of Iksan City Flag

[Shape of City Flag (Color)]
Background : white 7
Mark : blue (top)

sky blue (top left)
orange (top right)
green (bottom)

Logo(letter) : black
Color base : blue DIC 184, sky blue DIC67, orange DIC 85, green DIC 172

City Flag Design interpretation

The blue top portion of the flag represents lustrous image of gemstone, symbolizing bright future of Iksan City as well as new millennium, new hope, and new vision.

Blue color symbolizes gemstone, Mireuksa temple pagoda, and mountains representing Iksan City and the gemstone here symbolizes key industry including jewelry, Mireuksa temple pagoda does traditional culture industry, and mountains symbolize strong economy in Iksan City.

Sky blue color on the left and orange color on the right side are supplementary images supporting gemstone and Mireuksa temple site, symbolizing the citizens' love for Iksan City and the city's spirit of service.

Green color at the bottom represents plains surrounding Iksan City, implying the image of prosperity for the future and symbolizing the affluence of Iksan City in harmony with urban and rural communities.

Size of City Flag, mark, and logo (letter) are standardized , but if necessary, its width and length would be adjusted while maintaining their ratio.


Based on its need and purpose, badge would be used by properly adjusting its shape (color) and size.

Color Utilization of Symbol Mark

For color presentation of the symbol, positive print of symbol mark of 4 colors including blue, green, orange, and sky blue on white background and logo type in black is the best color use in both terms of image uniformity and visibility. In addition, for various color application, 3 colors applied to the symbol mark and silver or gold colors can be utilized by following the application cases as below. Also, like color application of other systems, luminosity and chroma should be considered.

Dov Gutterman, 27 December 2002