Daegu

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Daegu

Daegu Kwon Young Jin
The Mayor of Daegu Kwon Young Jin
Career
  • Ph.D. in Political Science, Korea University
  • Deputy Mayor for Political Affairs, Seoul Metropolitan City
  • Member(Congressman), 18th National Assembly

Symbol

The emblem of the City of Daegu has been used since October 1996. The triangles in the city emblem symbolizeMt. Palgongsan surrounding Daegu and the arch expresses the Nakdonggang River flowing through the city. The emblem was designed in order to present the future-oriented spirit and international mind of the City of Daegu.

Symbol of the Province

  • Fir
    FIR
    Designated on July 18, 1972,
    the city tree Fir represents strength, eternity, and integrity
  • Magnolia
    MAGNOLIA
    Magnolia as the city flower manifests simplicity, purity, and sacrifice.
  • Eagle
    EAGLE
    Designated on July 1, 1983,
    the city bird Eagle represents the active and progressive spirit of Daegu citizens.