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Kumamoto (Japan)

熊本県

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[Kumamoto]
image by Pascal Gross, and Ivan Sarajcic, 5 December 2006

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Description of the flag

White stylized Katakana character of Ku (ク) of Kumamoto on wine red colour field. The emblem expresses a map of Kyushu island in white a part of which is Kumamoto. Adopted 23 July 1966.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 6 May 1998


This mark was created by taking the first syllable of "Kumamoto" ("ku" in Japanese letter) and combining it with the geographical features of Kyushu. The white circle [??? - Jo.] in the center symbolizes Kumamoto prefecture, which is located in the center of Kyushu.
Johannes Weigand 27 February 1998


Red (vermillion?) flag with white hook-like symbol. 2:3
Proportions of the flags are given from W. Smith 1980. Interestingly this flag is marked as state flag while others have no markings.
Željko Heimer, 16 November 1998