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SEECOMES  
SEECOMES Based on the history of Taebaek, when it served as a coal mining center during the 20th century, the character SEECOMES serves as a chain linking Taebaek-si to a prosperous future in which it will be reborn as a world-class tourist city. The character SEECOMES reminds adults of a nostalgia for the golden area of coal mining, and approaches to children as a friend, symbolizing the future and the dream of Taebaek-si.
TAEBUM  
TAEBUM The character TAEBUM guards Mt. Taebaeksan's , the nation's spiritual mountain. This character embodies Taebaek's mysterious beauty and pristine environment, the attributes that are transforming it into a 21st century-oriented tourist resort city.
Taebaek's Flag and Logo
Taebaek's Flag and Logo The green mountains symbolize Taebaek, Hambaek and Yeonhwa mountains. The tree in the center is a yew, the tree of Taebaek City. The stream at the bottom symbolizes the source of the Han, the Nakdong and Osip Rivers.

Green: It symbolizes the stability, development and hope of Taebaek-si, blessed as it is with a beautiful natural environment.

Blue: It symbolizes dynamism and progress.

White: The cleanliness and purity of white symbolizes Taebaek's transformation.into a highland resort city.

Yew Tree  
Yew Tree The yew tree embodies the spirit of Taebaek, its year-round green leaves symbolizing the eternal harmony and progress of its citizens. The strong, unbending limbs of the yew represent the strong will of cultural citizens
Magpie  
Magpie The meek but smart magpie symbolizes Taebaek's bright future, the durable spirit of its citizens, and also the spirit of cooperation that is so prevalent here.
Magnolia  
Magnolia Its flowers symbolize the similarity of gentle and generous citizens; its green leaves represent the pureness of the people; and its branches represent the solidarity of its citizens, who are interdependent each other.
 
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