Last modified: 2015-03-28 by Zachary Harden
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image by Kazutaka Nishiura, 23 March 2015
Sixteen red ornamental beads on white field. Saitama means ornamental bead
and 16 beads in circle represent sun, development and strength. White stands
for purity and friendship. Adopted 1 September 1964.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 6 May 1998
White flag with red circular emblem consisting of 16 drops (or half
ying-yangs, if you wish). Proportions 2:3. This flag is in Smith 1980 marked as civil and state flag on land.
Željko Heimer, 8 December 1996
The prefecture emblem and the
flag were adopted on Sep 1st 1964 by Notice No 652. The flag proportion is 2: 3.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 23 March 2015