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Here is a photo from Kaesong Industrial District. Can anyone identify the
flag? Probably the flag of a South Korean construction company.
Jens Pattke, 10 April 2016
It belongs to the Hyundai Asan (현대아산) company, who is a part of building the
park. There is a variant of this flag as well, minus the logo text, at
in Hanja (Chinese characters taken and used for Korean and have Korean
Zachary Harden, 10 April 2016
Yes, this is a branch flag of the Hyundai Asan Group.
Jens Pattke, 11 April 2016
image by António Martins-Tuválkin, 27 November 2010
Hyundai Motor Company (officially 현대 자동차 주식회사 = Hyŏndae Chatongch’a
Chusik-hoesa) is a South Korean automobile manufactor founded in 1967, doing
business worldwide and since 1998 part of Hyundai Kia Group. See also:
Its logo shows a stylized slanted "H" with round cutouts inside a horizontally lying elipsis. Apart from the litteral meaning, at this page it is said that the logo is also supposed to be symbolic of the company's desire to expand.
The ovaloid shape indicates the company's global expansion and the slanted, stylized 'H' is symbolic of two people (specifically the company and customer) shaking hands.
At http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Patrulha_GNR.jpg a blue flag with white logo and lettering, on a 2:3 background and flying freely from a vertical pole indoors is shown in use as of 2008 in Portugal, in what may be a sample of worldwide usage.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 27 November 2010
image by Randy Young, 24 April 2016
"Korea Electric Power Corporation, better known as KEPCO, (한국전력공사:Hanguk
Jeollyeok Gongsa). is the largest electric utility in South Korea, responsible
for the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity and the
development of electric power projects including those in nuclear power, wind
power and coal. The South Korean government owns a 51% share of KEPCO. KEPCO
traces its origins to Hanseong Jeongi Hoesa (Hansung Electric Power Company),
founded in 1898. The announcement of the Chosun Electricity Control Decree by
the Colonial Korean government in March 1943 saw the integration of several
electric companies into the Korea Electric Power Company. The Korea Electric
Company (KECO), established through the integration of the Korea Electric Power
Company and two distribution companies, Gyeongsung Electric Company and South
Korea Electric Company, opened on July 1, 1961. In 1982, KECO became a wholly
government owned entity and was renamed the Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO)."
The official page for corporate identity and logo use is located here.
For additional information go to: KPECO (official website)
The flag is a white horizontal background with the logo in the middle, as seen here.
Esteban Rivera, 10 April 2016
Yes, this is a branch flag of the Hyundai Asan Group. See this image of the
Jens Pattke, 11 April 2016
image by Eugene Ipavec, 13 January 2010
The flag of the Pohang Iron and Steel Company or POSCO, based in Pohang,
South Korea, is visible in a Yahoo News
photo. Blue with rounded white company
Eugene Ipavec, 13 January 2010
image by D.M.S., 20 April 2014
Here is the flag of the Samsung company, a South Korean corporation.
D.M.S., 20 April 2014
photo shows a shot of the flag, and
the national flag before a building (headquarters?) on a backdrop videoscreen as shown on TV news show.
Rob Raeside, 20 April 2014
Samsung may seem to have a variant flag from the one we display currently.
that actually has more letters in the Korean inscription below than the one we
have on our site.
Esteban Rivera, 07 February 2015
The flag has the Hangul script 삼성전자, which is the name of Samsung
Electronics, the flagship subsidiary of Samsung Group.
Randy Young, 08 February 2015