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Symbol

Official Symbol of Seo-gu

The green oval symbolizes prosperity and the pleasant atmosphere of Seo-gu.
The blue oval in a dynamic shape demonstrates the strong will of action of the Seo-gu Office
The circle at the center is a symbolic representation of fish and demonstrates Seo-gu as a trading center of fisheries and marine products.

The green color represents the clean environment and green mountains of Seo-gu.
The blue color symbolizes the ocean and Seo-gu as the centerpiece of maritime and fisheries in the 21st century.

This symbol of Seo-gu, combining two oval shapes, represents Seo-gu as a center of culture and tourism where everyone’s dreams come true and its forward-looking will for advancement and prosperity.

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Character

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Seo-gu’s mascots, “Deokie and Songie” symbolize Gudeoksan Mountain and Songdo Beach. Deokie is a male character while Songie is a female character.
The word ‘Deok’ means ‘generous and thriving spirit’ while the word ‘Song’ means ‘everlasting purity and integrity’.

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  • Official Tree of Seo-gu - Black Pine
    Black pine is an evergreen tree that grows naturally throughout Busan, including the Songdo area and well-known for its five beauties: Light, Sound, Shape, Silhouette, and Fragrance.
    Black pine refers to eternity, thereby symbolizing continuous development of Seo-gu as a beautiful and attractive place worth living in as well as the dignified spirits of the residents of Seo-gu.
    Scientific name: Pinus Thunbergii PARL
  • Official Flower of Seo-gu - Magnolia
    It is a deciduous shrub and grows well on moist and fertile soil in sunny places. The flowers bloom first before the leaves in March and April. Magnolia refers to Nature’s Love and reminds of peace in family and benevolence among neighbors.
    As it resembles our mothers dressed in Korea’s traditional hanbok attire, Magnolia best represents the harmonious living in Seo-gu.
    Scientific name: Magnolia Denudata DESR
  • Official Bird of Seo-gu - Pigeon
    Pigeons are resident birds in Seo-gu. Pigeons are a symbol of a happy family since they live in harmony in pairs. A well-known representation of love and peace, the beloved pigeons coincide with the Seo-gu residents’ love for peace.
    Scientific name: Columba Livia Var. Domestica Limmaeas