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Janghueng County, South Jeolla Province (South Korea)

Jangheung-gun, 장흥군

Last modified: 2020-08-22 by christopher oehler
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[Janghueng County flag] image by Tomislav Šipek, 8 December 2019


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Description

The flag of Jangheung county is white with mark.
http://jntoday.co.kr/news/view.php?idx=3537&mcode=m72uqax
Tomislav Šipek, 8 December 2019


Old Flag

[Old Jangheung County Flag] image by Blas Delgado

Symbolism

From: http://www.changhung.chonnam.kr/eng/intro/intro_1.html

Adopted 4/15/1971 - Proclamation 220

1. Whole design symbolize the characteristic of our native place, cooperation and unit of county people.

2. The yellow circle shape is the symbol of "KO" used in playing tug of war under the full moon. This game is the traditional cultural art of our county people. The ring on the upper part represents the cooperation and unit.

3. The green peak in the circle symbolize "Kooksa-peak" "Chunkwan mountain" "Erkbul mountain" which are noted mountains of Changhung.

4. The blue horizontal line in the circle symbolizes the sea and Tamjin-river.

5. The blue color on the ground symbolize the youthfulness and hope, yellow color does the everlasting peace and development.

Janghueng website