Last modified: 2017-05-23 by zachary harden
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image by Kazutaka Nishiura, 21 March 2015
The emblem is stylized Kanji character of Iwa
of Iwate which symbolizes advanced progress. Adopted 1965-03-06.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 6 May 1998
The prefecture website
says the background of the flag is a forest green.
Zachary Harden 10 September 2009
The prefecture emblem was adopted on Nov 10th 1964 by Notice No 1083. The
prefecture flag was adopted on Mar 6th 1965. The flag proportion is 2: 3.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 21 March 2015