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Gyeongbuk

Lee Cheol-woo
The Governor of Gyeongsangbuk-do Lee Cheol-woo
Career
  • M.A. in Public Administration, Yonsei University Graduate School
  • Member(Congressman), 18th, 19th and 20th National Assembly
  • Former Deputy Governor, Gyeongsangbuk-do

Symbol

상징마크 중 맨 윗부분 The symbol embodies the extensive mountain range, 상징마크 중 가운데 물결무늬 symbolizes the East Sea spreading toward the world, and 상징마크 중 왼쪽아래 reflects abundant fields. 상징마크 중 가운에 불결무늬 전체 The provincial bird, a common Heron, embodies the movement toward future development, prosperity. The Nakdonggang River, represents the nurturing breast of the southeastern region of Korea. The overall diamond-shaped figure in a traditional pattern, symbolizes the pride, the unity and the spirit of enterprise of Gyeongsangbuk-do.

Symbol of the Province

  • ZELKOVA TREE
    ZELKOVA TREE
    Zelcova trees are deeply-rooted, long-lived trees that are seen throughout Gyeongsangbuk-do.
    They grow well even in barren soil thanks to their strong vitality.
    Zelcova trees symbolize the prosperity and adaptability of Gyeongsangbuk-do residents and match the spirit of the residents by displaying endurance and the energy to overcome all adversities.
  • CRAPE MYRTLE
    CRAPE MYRTLE
    The Crape Myrtle endures hot weather and grows well in barren soil.
    The elegant, sublime and strong flowers, leaves and trees illustrate the strong will, modest dignity, and vitality of Gyeongsangbuk-do residents
  • COMMON HERON
    COMMON HERON
    A common heron is a lucky omen symbolizing wealth. Its belly is black and its flank and legs are brown.
    The dignity and peaceful appearance as well as its large size also symbolize Gyeongsangbuk-do.