Dating pangalan ng north korea
The history of North Korea began with the partition of Korea at the end of World War II in 1945.
The surrender of Japan led to the division of Korea into two occupation zones, with the United States administering the southern half of the peninsula and the Soviet Union administering the area north of the 38th parallel.
The birth year of Kim Il-sung, 1912 in the Gregorian calendar, became "Juche 1" in the North Korean calendar.
The year 1912 is "Juche 1" in the North Korean calendar.
A 270-kilogram (600 lb) North Korean national flag flies from the world's fourth tallest flagpole, which is located at Kijŏng-dong, on the North Korean side of the Military Demarcation Line within the Korean Demilitarized Zone. There is also a flag of the ruling Worker's Party of Korea, modeled after similar communist party flags, and a flag for the Supreme Commander of the KPA used by Kim Jong-un, which has the Supreme Commander's Arms on a red field.
KPA Guards units use the same common design but with the national arms at the center of the obverse.
The white stripes symbolizes ethnic purity of the unified nation and its culture. The red colour of the flag symbolises the anti-Japanese fervour, the red blood shed by the Korean patriots and the invincible might of our people firmly united to support the Republic.
The white colour symbolises the one bloodline, one land, one language, one culture of our monoethnic country, which lived in purity.
The same decree also designated the birth anniversary of Kim Il-sung as the Day of the Sun.
The central red panel bears a five-pointed red star within a white circle near the hoist. although since the flag's adoption, the application of the Marxist-Leninist-natured philosophy of Juche has replaced communist authority as the state's guiding ideology, and references to communism have been systematically removed from the country's constitution and legal documents.
The website of the Korean Friendship Association indicates, on the contrary, the red star represents revolutionary traditions, the red panel is indicative of the patriotism and determination of the Korean people.
The central red stripe carries a five-pointed red star within a white circle near the hoist.
The national flag of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea consists of a central red panel, bordered both above and below by a narrow white stripe and a broad blue stripe.