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Symbols

City Tree - Weeping Willow

City Tree - Weeping Willow

  • A deciduous tree which grows in fields and river sides. It's usually used as a street tree.
  • The strongest image of all the public images of Cheonan
  • The tree represents the legend of Neungso Lady and Park Hyunsoo

City Flower - Forsythia

City Flower - Forsythia

  • An ornamental deciduous tree
  • Flowers of forsythia bloom earlier than leaves and bring spring
  • The language of flowers: Hope

City Bird - Dove

City Bird - Dove

  • Has a gentle nature and is known to get along well with people
  • Has close ties with mankind and symbolizes peace
  • Korea has 5 species(turtle dove, rock dove, black wood pigeon, collared dove, and white-billied green pigeon)

City Animal - Dragon

City Animal - Dragon

  • An imaginary animal that often appears in myths and legends
  • Dignified animal designated as a mystical creature ruling water
  • Related to the name of Cheonan that has land form of five dragons fighting for cintamani