Communist symbolism: Recent Facts and History of North Korea Flag
The North Korean national ensign in its actual form was adopted 1948 when the country became an independent communist region.
Having mainly blue, red and white colour stripes, the Communist Star can be seen surrounded by a white circle. Prior to this flag design, the facts and history of North Korea flag show that the prior flag was more similar to the South Korea national ensign with opposing powers of the nature engraved on it.
The current flag has a widely accepted symbolism: white represents purity, the blue stripes are the representation of sovereignty, peace or friendship, while red reminds of the national revolutionary traditions.