• DPRK (North Korea) flags fluttering under the wind across from the Juche Tower in Pyongyang

North Korea National Flags - Information on several DPRK flags

Our North Korea National Flags page describes the meaning of different DPRK flags. See a variety of different official DPRK flags and what they mean.

Image of the DPRK flag and the Korean Workers' Party symbol in the middle of two DPRK military emblems

Image of the DPRK Military Flag, the DPRK National Flag and the Workers' Party Flag.

Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) Flag

The Workers' Party of Korea (KWP) flag consists of a hammer and a sickle (used by communist states to represent the proletariat and the peasantry) and a traditional Korean calligraphy brush to represent the intellectual class. When hung vertically the emblem is in the middle of the flag whereas when horizontal it is on the upper left side.

Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) flag

Korean People's Army Flag

The Korean People's Army flag is similar to the National Flag, with the red star being surrounded by a golden circle with leaves. The numbers in gold 4.25 represent the foundation day of the KPA, April 25th (1948).

North Korean Military Flag


The Juche Philosophy was developed by President Kim Il Sung showing a shift from traditional Marxism-Leninism and thus, unlike the soviet satellites, total independence from the Soviet Union.

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Please click on our North Korea National Flag for information on the meaning of the DPRK's flag.


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