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Yangpyeong County, Gyeonggi-Do (South Korea)

Yangp'yŏng-gun, 양평군

Last modified: 2020-01-14 by christopher oehler
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[Yangpyeong County flag] image by Tomislav Šipek, 2 October 2019
Flag seen here:

[Yangpyeong County flag]
image by Randy Young, 27 November 2014


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Background

From the Yangpyeong County website:

From http://www.anyangtrade.net/anyangcity.htm:

The green represents the environmental agriculture and the green nature and the blue symbolizes the clear water of Yangpyeong. The ginko tree with its history of 1000 years as its theme, it indicates the confluences of Namhangang, Bukhangang and Yongmunsan. The 'Taegeuk' symbol expresses Yangpyeong-gun's harmony of agriculture and environment, of nature and mankind, and of culture and nature. All in all, the initial "Y" of Yangpyeong indicates Yangpyeong stretching out to the bright future lying ahead.

researched by Phil Nelson, 6 October 2005

While on my recent trip to South Korea, I traveled through Yangpyeong County in Gyeonggi Province, visiting the Jipyeong-ni battle site. While there, I noticed that the flag we had for Yangpyeong County is incomplete. It does, indeed, feature the county logo displayed on a white field. However, it also has the county name in black Hangul characters beneath the county logo.

Randy Young, 27 November 2014