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image located by Tomislav Šipek, 7 May 2019
The upper triangle represents the universe, space and creation, and the lower means the sea and background of Pusan. And the two waves mean spreading toward the world and future. The whole symbolized the valance and vitality.
Pusan is shaped by mountain, the river, and the sea which in Chinese means "sampojihyang". The seagull and five-six Islands are the symbols of Pusan which express its balance and vitality.
Dov Gutterman, 15 Mar 1999
The city now uses a blue flag:
Tomislav Šipek, 7 May 2019
simplified version/usage status unknown
image by George Jen, 27 August 2007
I just sourced the Busan flag, and found both flags (one with city emblem
and the other simplified) were used on different sites. I am not sure which one
is new or official.
George Jen, 27 August 2007
image by Pascal Gross
image by Douglas Julien