The city identity symbolizes “ㅅ”, one of the Korean consonants, which is included in the name of “Sejong (세종).” It also shows a distinguished feature as the one and only city named in pure Korean language. As “ㅅ” is also seen as the shape of a roof tile in a Korean traditional house and implicates a happy urban life in a pleasant living environment as well as the vision of the administrative city. Moreover, by depicting the combination of the four fundamental elements in Taegeukgi, the Korean flag, the symbol refers to harmony, balance, creation, and growth. It emphasizes the city’s leading role in balanced development of the nation. Likewise, the traditional roof eaves towards the sky reflects a future-oriented urban image as a world-wide role model.
It symbolizes Sejong’s strong desire for the pursuit of happiness and development of an ideal future city.
It reflects hope and symbolizes balanced regional development as well as the transformation of the city.
It timelessely symbolizes the upright spirit of our ancestors and represents the evergreenness of the city.