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Emblem of North Korea

  • Originally created in: 6 August 2005
  • Converted to SVG in: 3 August 2008
  • Original:
  • Converted from EPS to SVG by: Oren neu dag
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This image shows a flag, a coat of arms, a seal or some other official insignia. The use of such symbols is restricted in many countries. These restrictions are independent of the copyright status.


This is a flag or coat of arms image from the website.
Public domain Copyright Law of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea:
  • Article 23: The property rights to a copyrighted work shall be protected from the moment of its publication to the 50th year after the death of its author. The property rights to a joint copyrighted work shall be protected from the moment of its publication to the 50th year after the death of the last survivor of the co-authors.
  • Article 24: The property rights to a copyrighted work or a copyrighted visual art work whose author is an institution, enterprise or organization shall be protected for up to 50 years from the moment of its publication.

This work, created within the jurisdiction of North Korean Copyright Law (with legal jurisdiction north of the 38th parallel only), has surpassed the durations of either of the above criteria, and thus has expired from its copyright.

  1. Translated English version
  2. Original version in Korean 조선민주주의인민공화국 저작권법
Flag of North Korea.svg
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Public domain This work is in the public domain in the United States because it was first published outside the United States (and not published in the U.S. within 30 days) and it was first published before 1978 without complying with U.S. copyright formalities or after 1978 without copyright notice and it was in the public domain in its home country DPRK on the URAA date (28 April 2003}).

For background information, see the explanations on Non-U.S. copyrights.
Made in 1948 at which point North Korea didn't have any copyright relations with the United States.

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