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Panmunjom Flagpole

Kijŏng-dong North Korea

Status:built
Construction Dates
  Finished2009
Building Uses
 - monument
Structural Types
 - truss tower
 - flag
Materials
 - steel

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Spire525 ft

Description
• In the 1980s the South Korean government built a 98.4 m tall pole with flag of South Korea in Daeseong-dong. The North Korean government responded by building a taller one, 160 m tall the Panmunjom flagpole http://skyscraperpage.com/cities/?buildingID=43430 with flag of North Korea only 1.2 km west of the border with South Korea, in what some have called the "flagpole war".

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Drawing by John Hinds
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