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Hiroshima city (Hiroshima prefecture, Japan)

広島市

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Hiroshima
image by Kazutaka Nishiura, 27 October 2009


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City flag

The city emblem was adopted on May 19th 1896 by the Notice No 27 but there is no flag law. The green flag charged with white city emblem. The flag proportion are 2:3. The city emblem was made to be inspired by the former Aki Clan lordís flag design of three horizontal stripes and modified to wavy style. It represents river flow and the water city Hiroshima.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 27 October 2009


Aki ward / 芸区

Yuki
image by Tomislav Šipek, 10 December 2014

The flag of the Aki ward of Hiroshima City is white with mark.
Source: http://www.city.hiroshima.lg.jp/www/contents/0000000000000/1340944810061/html/common/506cddb5191.html
Tomislav Šipek, 10 December 2014

The symbol mark was adopted in 1980. The white flag has a blue and a white two color symbol mark in the center. The ward symbol mark is a stylized katakana ア A of Aki in a form of a flying bird and the land form. It represents the wardís surge.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 10 December 2014


Asaminami ward / 安佐南区

Yuki
image by Tomislav Šipek, 10 December 2014

The flag of the Asaminami ward of Hiroshima City is blue with mark.
Source: http://www.city.hiroshima.lg.jp/www/contents/0000000000000/1320364069670/
Tomislav Šipek, 10 December 2014

The blue flag has a white ward symbol mark in the center. The point of a pen symbolizes the ward people who grows the culture and the education and an image of a man who holds and raises hands does the ward peopleís reconciliation and collaboration. The circle represents an eternal peace and happiness.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 10 December 2014


Higashi ward / 東区

Yuki
image by Tomislav Šipek, 10 December 2014

The flag of the Higashi ward of Hiroshima City is white with mark.
Sources: http://www.city.hiroshima.lg.jp/www/contents/0000000000000/1352350147443/
http://www.hju.ac.jp/news/2010/05/post-111.html
Tomislav Šipek, 10 December 2014

The white flag has a red and a blue two color ward symbol mark in the center. The red circle symbolizes the sun and hope and the two curved lines do a pigeon as a symbol of peace and a stylized hiragana ひ Hi of Hiroshima.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 10 December 2014


Minami ward / 南区

Yuki
image by Tomislav Šipek, 11 December 2014

The flag of Minami ward of Hiroshima City is blue with mark.
Sources: http://www.city.hiroshima.lg.jp/www/contents/0000000000000/1202101070289/
http://www.hijiyamajoshi-h.ed.jp/blog/
Tomislav Šipek, 11 December 2014

The blue flag has a white and a black symbol mark in the center. The symbol mark depicts a flying pigeon as a symbol of peace with stylized katakana ミナミ Minami and Hiroshima city emblem (three wavy lines)in the center. It represents the city and the wardís peace and advance.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 11 December 2014


Naka ward / 中区

Yuki
image by Tomislav Šipek, 10 December 2014

The flag of the Naka ward of the Hiroshima City is green with mark.
Source: http://www.motomachi-h.edu.city.hiroshima.jp/sohyoweb/nisshi2011.03.html
Tomislav Šipek, 10 December 2014

The green flag has a white ward symbol in the center. The symbol mark is a stylized kanji 中 Naka in a form of a pigeon as a symbol of peace. It represents an eternal peace and the ward rapid advance.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 10 December 2014


Nishi ward / 西区

Yuki
image by Tomislav Šipek, 11 December 2014

The flag of the Nishi ward of Hiroshima City is blue with mark.
Source: http://cms.edu.city.hiroshima.jp/weblog/index.php?id=j1039&no=3
Tomislav Šipek, 11 December 2014

The light blue flag has a light blue and a blue two color symbol mark in the center. The symbol mark is a stylized W (west=Nishi) with Ota River and the ward land form in the center.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 11 December 2014


Saeki ward / 佐伯区

Yuki
image by Tomislav Šipek, 10 December 2014

The flag of the Saeki ward of Hiroshima City is white with mark.
Source: http://marouje.exblog.jp/8880120/
Tomislav Šipek, 10 December 2014

The white flag has a purple ward symbol mark in the center. The symbol mark is a stylized kanji 文 Bun of Bunka = culture in a form of a water bird in Yawata River and also a stylized hiragana さ Sa of Saeki. The center curved line represents the clear stream of Yawata River and the ward which makes a leap forward. It was adopted in Feb 1986.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 10 December 2014


Yuiki Town / 湯来町

Yuki
image by Tomislav Šipek, 08 January 2014

The flag of former town of Yuiki was green with mark. The town is now, from 2005, part of the city of Hiroshima.
Source: http://www.city.hiroshima.lg.jp/gappeikyo/yuki/081-01dayori1.pdf
Tomislav Šipek
, 08 January 2014