The outer court is in the shape of a circle, which represents the first letter of Uiwang'o', and it also represents the perfection that united heaven, earth, and man. The three green peaks indicate the graceful natural environment of the three areas of Uiwang city. As a united trio of mountains, it symbolizes regional unification and harmony. The inner roads represent Uiwang City as a transportation hub that runs in all directions. The rising sun from the mountain symbolizes the development-oriented image of Uiwang City as a leading Metropolitan city in the 21st century. The green heart means an environment friendly local patriotism that loves the region and nature.
Applied Symbolic Mark
The circle around the outside symbolizes the first letter of
“의왕” (Uiwang) and the perfect harmony of heaven, earth and humans. The blue strips represent dynamic, vibrant energy and a progressive spirit toward the future. The three peaks in the mountain represent the unity and harmony of the three districts of Uiwang and the green gradation shows the liveliness and abundance of the natural environment. The bright, bold pink heart shape is a symbol of the love of hometown. The sun rising over the mountain shows the image of Uiwang that has developed as a central city, and the road represents that Uiwang is a major transportation point connecting in all directions.
Character of Uiwang City (Zelkova tree and Korean Magpie)
The Zelkova tree, the city's representative tree, captures the innocence of a child at play. It best symbolizes the city's character. The Korean Magpie is the city emblem and provides a sublime counterpoint to the Zelkova tree.
City tree (Zelkova tree)
It symbolizes a sublime and honest civic spirit and eternal prosperity for the new city.
City Flower (Royal azalea (or Rhododendron))
The Royal azalea, which grow throughout the Cheonggye
Mountain and Baekwoon Mountain as well as the whole city, got its name via the story that the flower was so stunning that passers-by stopped in their steps, mesmerized by the flower. The meaning of the flower is the delight of love.
City Bird(Korean Magpie)
Magpies can be seen in both the Cheonggye Mountain and nearby hills.
It symbolizes a feeling of intimacy and news.
City Animal (Squirrel)
Squirrels, which range throughout Baekwoon Mountain and the entire city, symbolize a feeling of intimacy and diligence.