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Haenam County, Chollanam-do (South Korea)

Haenam-gun, 해남군

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[Haenam County flag] image by Tomislav Šipek, 5 December 2019
Flag seen here:
http://www.hnews.co.kr/news/articleView.html?idxno=47185


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Description

New flag is white with mark.

Tomislav Šipek, 5 December 2019


Old Flag

[Haenam County old flag]
contributed by Dov Gutterman

Symbolism

From: http://www.haenam.chonnam.kr/ehaenam/sub02/b1.htm

Gun (county) flag

1. Camellia, the flower of Haenam-gun, is arranged with red color in the middle of the flag and the first letter of Haenam stands for the flag or Haenam-gun symbolically in it.

2. The flag is divided into three parts. The blue color of center symbolizes sea on three sides and indicates 1 up and 13 Myons by 14 lines.

3. The lower bright green color expresses image of Haenam-gun, a granary country and also symbolizes the Haenam people's young and pure hope.

4. The upper golden color means harvest of golden grain and symbolizes welfare Haenam-gun's construction through income improvement with "Saemaul Movement"

Dov Gutterman, 12 June 2000