flag: South Korea 🇰🇷

The flag South Korea emoji represents South Korea, a country in East Asia. Korea is officially known as the Republic of Korea, or ROK, for short. The flag of South Korea, also referred to as the Taegukgi, has three parts: a white rectangular background, a blue and red Taegeuk located in the middle, and four black trigrams, one in each corner. This emoji has mostly a positive tone, although it may largely depend on the context of the conversation as well.

There is a deeper meaning behind all the colors and symbols seen on the Korean flag emoji. The white background symbolizes purity and peace. White is a traditional colour in Korean culture. Meanwhile, the red on the taeguk symbolizes heaven, while the blue represents earth. On the other hand, the Trigams, or four sets of black bars, stand for harmony and movement in nature. They symbolize the Earth, the heavens, water, and fire.

One common use of the emoji is to show loyalty and support to South Korea. Flags are a country’s most cherished symbols, and one of the best ways to convey patriotism. An instrument of unity to bind people belonging to a certain country. The South Korean flag emoji also normally appears in topics related to Korea, like Korean culture, or Korean people.

🇰🇷 Flag: South Korea is a fully-qualified emoji as part of Unicode 6.0 which was introduced in 2010, and was added to Emoji 0.6.

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This Flag: South Korea Is Also Known As:

South Korea flag

flag of South Korea

Korea flag

Korean flag emoji

South Korea


South Korean symbol

KR flag

modern South Korean flag

South Korean flag design

official South Korean flag

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Republic of Korea

national flag of South Korea

South Korean ensign

East Asian country

ROK flag

SoKor flag

Korean peninsula

Flag: South Korea Emoji On Different Platforms

Other Flag: South Korea Emoji Variants: Color Tone

Flag: South Korea Emoji History

Flag: South Korea Emoji is created in the year 2010.

Flag: South Korea Emoji Unicode Data