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Kushiro Subprefecture (Hokkaidō Territory, Japan)

釧路総合振興局

Last modified: 2017-10-15 by zachary harden
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Municipalities of Kushiro Subprefecture:

See also:

Akan Town / 阿寒町

[flag of Rumoi]
image by Tomislav Šipek, 05 December 2014

The flag of the former town of Akan was green with mark. The town is now, from 2005, part of the city of Kushiro.
Source: http://www.city.kushiro.lg.jp/shisei/shisaku/kouikigyousei/gappei/0007.html
Tomislav Šipek, 05 December 2014


Akkeshi Town / 厚岸町

[flag of Rumoi]
image by Tomislav Šipek, 04 December 2014

The flag of the town of Akkeshi is white with mark.
Source: http://www6.marimo.or.jp/kushiro-tobu/station_akkeshi.html
Tomislav Šipek, 04 December 2014

The town emblem was adopted on Jun 1st 1964 by Notice No 32 but there is no flag law. The white flag has a blue town emblem in the center. The town emblem is a stylized katakanaアA of Akkeshi. The circle symbolizes the town people’s reconciliation and collaboration, the triangle does the surge to the future and the three circles do the agriculture-forestry, the fishery and the trade-manufacture. The swirl represents Akkeshi Bay.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 05 December 2014


Hamanaka Town / 浜中町

[flag of Rumoi]
image by Tomislav Šipek, 04 December 2014

The flag of the town of Hamanaka is purple with mark.
Source: http://www.townhamanaka.jp/deji.html
Tomislav Šipek, 04 December 2014

The town emblem was adopted on Nov 3rd 1963 but there is no flag law. The purple flag has a white town emblem in the center. The town emblem is a stylized katakana ハマ Hama of Hamanaka. The circle symbolizes Hamanaka Bay, Biwase Bay and the town people’s concord and the triangle does the town’s unlimited development.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 05 December 2014


Kushiro City / 釧路市

[flag of Rumoi]
image by Tomislav Šipek, 05 December 2014

The flag of the city of Kushiro is blue with mark.
Source: http://www.city.kushiro.lg.jp/shisei/gaiyou/aramashi/syoukai/hp0013.html
Tomislav Šipek, 04 December 2014

The city emblem was adopted in 1920 but there is no flag law. The blue flag has a white city emblem in the center. The five pointed star symbolizes the Polar Star and the circle inside does an armlet (Kushiro). It represents the city’s prosperity. According to the emblem law, the circle should not contact the star.
Source: http://www1.g-reiki.net/kushiro/reiki_honbun/r355RG00000007.html
Nozomi Kariyasu, 05 December 2014

Thanks to Mr. Kariyasu here is corrected flag.
Tomislav Šipek, 05 December 2014


Kushiro Town / 釧路町

[flag of Rumoi]
image by Tomislav Šipek, 05 December 2014

The flag of the town of Kushiro is purple with mark.
Sources: http://ameblo.jp/marugotohkd/entry-10183629525.html
http://www.judo.or.jp/p/16983
Tomislav Šipek, 05 December 2014

The town emblem was adopted on Sep 3rd 1959 but there is no flag law. The purple flag has a white town emblem in the center. The town emblem is a combination of four (Shi) stylized katakana ク Ku and a stylized katakana ロ Ro in a form of an ancient coin. It represents the wealthy town.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 05 December 2014


Onbetsu Town / 音別町

[flag of Rumoi]
image by Tomislav Šipek, 05 December 2014

The flag of the former town of Onbetsu was blue with mark. The town is now, from 2005, part of the city of Kushiro.
Source: http://www.city.kushiro.lg.jp/shisei/shisaku/kouikigyousei/gappei/0007.html
Tomislav Šipek, 05 December 2014


Shibecha Town / 標茶町

[flag of Rumoi]
image by Tomislav Šipek, 05 December 2014

Reported variant:
[flag of Rumoi]
image by Tomislav Šipek, 04 December 2014

The flag of the town of Shibecha is maroon with mark. I found two colors of moon: green and gold.
Sources: http://www.town.shibecha.hokkaido.jp/yakuba/information/somumu/bousai/disasteragreement3.php
http://www.town.teshikaga.hokkaido.jp/02sougou/01tyoutyou/01diary/2013-0514-1325-2.html
Tomislav Šipek, 04 December 2014

The town emblem was adopted on Jun 1st 1968 but there is no flag law. The maroon flag has a yellowish green town emblem in the center. The town emblem is a stylized hiragana し Shi of Shibecha. The yellowish green color stands for the rich earth. It represents a stretch of land, a creativity, the town people’s concord and an unlimited development.
They say the color of the emblem be a yellowish green. Please use the Japanese traditional color sample.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 05 December 2014

Thanks to Mr. Kariyasu here is corrected flag.
Tomislav Šipek, 05 December 2014


Shiranuka Town / 白糠町

[flag of Rumoi]
image by Tomislav Šipek, 05 December 2014

The flag of the town of Shiranuka is blue with mark.
Source: http://www.pref.hokkaido.lg.jp/ss/ckk/hombetsu-shiranuka-torikumi.htm
Tomislav Šipek, 05 December 2014

The town emblem was adopted on Nov 11th 1950 but there is no flag law. The blue flag has a yellow town emblem in the center. The town emblem is a stylized kanji 白 Shira and katakana ヌカ Nuka. The circle symbolizes peace and solidarity and the pentagon does the extension of the town’s five major industries.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 05 December 2014


Teshikaga Town / 弟子屈町

[flag of Rumoi]
image by Tomislav Šipek, 05 December 2014

Reported variant:
[flag of Rumoi]
image by Tomislav Šipek, 05 December 2014

The flag of the town of Teshikaga is green with mark. I found lighter and darker variant of flag.
Sources: http://www.town.teshikaga.hokkaido.jp/02sougou/02kyouikutyou/01diary/2013-0329-1826-135.html
http://www.komasa.co.jp/blog/detail/38
http://www.town.teshikaga.hokkaido.jp/02sougou/01tyoutyou/01diary/2013-0514-1325-2.html
Tomislav Šipek, 05 December 2014

The town emblem was adopted on Apr 1st 1961 but there is no flag law. The green flag has a white and a blue two color town emblem in the center. The town emblem is a stylized katakana テ Te of Teshikaga. The upper chevron in the circle symbolizes Mt. Mashu, the lower part does a surge and the inner circle does Lake Mashu. The two circles represent harmony.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 06 December 2014

Teshikaga Town General Affairs section say they use a dark green flag at the town hall building.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 08 December 2014


Tsurui Village / 鶴居村

[flag of Rumoi]
image by Tomislav Šipek, 04 December 2014

The flag of the village of Tsurui is blue with mark.
Sources: http://blogs.yahoo.co.jp/tancho_comm/32007032.html
Google Search
Tomislav Šipek, 04 December 2014

The village emblem was adopted on Sep 1st 1949 but there is no flag law. The blue flag has a white village emblem in the center. The village emblem depicts a special natural monument Japanese red-crowned crane. The wings represent the village’s development, peace, happiness and solidarity.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 05 December 2014