The current flag of Dankuk, also known as the Taegeukgi, was adopted on 15 October 4457, coinciding with the founding of the First Dranian Federation.
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The first official flag of Dankuk was the Kyobando flag, associated with the Great Kyo Revolution of 3608. In the 3590s, Kyo ultra-nationalists led by Lee Dong-seung revolted against the government of Dranland as they pursued the radical vision of the Kyobando Manifesto of 3597. The revolution was a success and from 3608 to 3610 this revolutionary flag served as the national flag of the newly established Kyo state of Dankuk.
As the nation stabilized, the Kyo ethnic flag, created in 3558, was designated as the national flag for Dankuk in November 3610. Prior to the Great Kyo Revolution of 3608, the flag had been embraced by the Kyo and was often flown alongside, or sometimes in place of, the Dranian flag, in many Kyo cities.
The Kyo national flag was composed of three parts: a white background, a red, yellow, and blue Taegeuk, and four black trigrams. The white background symbolizes peace and purity; and in general, the color white is very significant in Sindo, one of the historic religions of Dankuk. The four trigrams have elemental meanings for heaven, fire, water, and earth. Additional meanings have been attributed to the trigrams, such as the four seasons or the four virtues of humanity, justice, intelligence, and courtesy. The taegeuk, also referred to as a sampa, represents humanity (yellow), heaven (red), and earth (blue).
With the creation of the Great Kyo Empire in 3868, an imperial flag was designed for broad use in all realms under the House of Ryeo, including Kyo diaspora and titular claims in Kazulia and Tukarali. Within Dankuk, the imperial flag was flown alongside the national flag. The imperial flag's tricolor of black, blue, and red represents, respectively, darkness, earth, and heaven. The larger size of the blue field, which houses the imperial seal of the House of Ryeo, is symbolic of the struggle of the Kyo with overcoming centuries of hardships and restoring a righteous and harmonious kingdom. The imperial seal itself incorporates the four trigrams of the national flag and the plum flower, the historic symbol of the Kyo nation dating back to the ancient days of the Gongmangdo Kingdom. It features a dragon, both a symbol of benevolence and a reference to ancient Kyo mythology. Opposite to the dragon is a phoenix, symbolizing immortality and peace. At center is the head of an axe to represent courage and justice, and on it is a pentagram illustrating a rice ear for the importance of agriculture.
Port Rhynach (council capital)
Iglesia Mayor (judicial capital)
Seongtaek (legislative capital)
|Geography • History • Culture • Economy • Government|
|History||Baekgu Dynasty • Beonyeongsalm Palace • Dranland • Egelian Drania • Flag of Dankuk • Great Kyo Revolution of 3608 • Great Sekowian War • Kyobando Manifesto of 3597 • 4590 Revolution|
|Subdivisions||Provinces: Elbiana • Lorena • Magadonia • Ulbraca • Valdoria|
Federal Cities: Gongmangdo • Iglesia Mayor • Port Rhynach • Seongtaek
|Politics||Chairman of the Federal Council for Unity • Premier of the Federal Cabinet • Federal Senate|
Political Parties: Federalist Party • Innovative Dankuk • Bolshevik Party of Kyoseon
|Demographics||Religion: Aurorian Patriarchal Church • Daenism • Seodongyo • Sindo • Zenshō|
Ethnicity: Draddwyr • Dranianos • Kazulian • Kyo