List of North Korean flags

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This is a list of flags used by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.

National

Flag Date Use Description
National Flag of North Korea
Flag of North Korea.svg 1948–present Flag of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea
Red field with a blue bar on the top and bottom and a star in the center known as the red flag

Political

Flag Date Use Description
Political Organizations
Flag of the Workers' Party of Korea.svg  ? - present Flag of the Workers' Party of Korea Combination of a hammer (workers), a writing brush (intellectuals) and a Korean sickle (peasants), crossed over a red field.
Flag of KSYL.svg  ? - present Flag of the Kim Il-sung Socialist Youth League

Military

Flag Date Use Description
Flag of Korean People's Army
Flag of the North Korean People's Army.svg 1948 - present Flag of the Korean People's Army Initially designed in 1948 with the Emblem of North Korea in 1948. Current emblem adopted since 1992. The slogan reads: "For the unification of motherland and the liberation of the people" (조국의통립과 인민을위하여).
Flag of Supreme Commander
Standard of the Supreme Commander of the Korean People's Army -vector21.svg 2002 - present Flag of the Supreme Commander of the Korean People's Army The Supreme Commander Star on a red flag.
Standard of the Supreme Commander of the Korean People's Army before 2002.svg  ? - 2002 Flag of the Supreme Commander of the Korean People's Army
Flag of Ground Forces, Navy and Air Forces
Flag of the Korean People's Army Ground Force.svg 1993 - present Flag of the People's Army Ground Forces Emblem of KPA with slogan: "For the unification and independence of motherland, the freedom and happiness of the people" (조국의 통일 독립과,인민의 자유와 행복을 위하여).

The 4.25 commemorates the foundation of People's Anti-Japanese Guerrilla Army on April 25, 1932.

Flag of the Korean People's Navy.svg 1993 - present Flag of the People's Navy Emblem of KPA with anchor.
150px 1993 - present, insignia updated in 2012 Flag of the People's Air Force Emblem of KPA with wings.
Flag of the Korean People's Army Ground Force (1992-2012).svg 1997 - 2011 Flag of the People's Army Ground Forces Flag with modified slogan when Kim Jong Il was in power. The slogan: "Let us defend the headquarters of the revolution headed by the great Comrade Kim Jong Il with our lives!" (위대한 김정일동지를 수반으로 하는 혁명의 수뇌부를 목숨으로 사수하자!). The name of Kim Jong Il is slightly enlarged.
Flag of the Korean People's Navy (1992-2012).svg 1997 - 2011 Flag of the People's Navy
150px 1997 - 2011 (slogan), 1993 - 2012 (design) Flag of the People's Air Force Wings and a star above the KPA emblem.
Flag of the Korean People's Army (Right).png  ? - present Reverse side of the flag of the Korean People's Army. With Korean letters reading "Revolutionary armed forces of the Workers' Party of Korea, Korean People's Army [unit name]".
Flag of the Korean People's Navy (Right).png  ? - present Reverse side of the flag of the flag of Korean People's Navy. With Korean letters reading "Revolutionary armed forces of the Workers' Party of Korea, Korean People's Army [unit name]".
Flag of the Korean People's Air Force (Right).png  ? - present Reverse side of the flag of the Korean People's Air Force. With Korean letters reading "Revolutionary armed forces of the Workers' Party of Korea, Korean People's Army [unit name]".
Naval Ensigns
Naval ensign of North Korea.svg 1990s - present Naval Ensign of North Korea Red flag with Paektu Mountain in rays in a disc with national color outlines and a red star.
Guards Ensign of North Korea -vector.svg 1990s - present Naval Guards Ensign of North Korea

Regional

Flag Date Use Description
Special Administrative Region
Flag of the Sinŭiju Special Administrative Region.svg 2002 - present Flag of Sinuiju Special Administrative Region Green flag with a white Magnolia, in 3:2 ratio.

See also