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Higashikurume City (Tokyo, Japan)


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[Higashikurume si]
image by Eugene Ipavec, 17 March 2006

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Description of the flag

Higashikurume city adopted its emblem on 1 October 1970 by Notice No. 1. flag proportion: 2:3. colour of field: purple. colour of emblem: white diameter of emblem: 3/5 flag height, a stylized hiragana Hi ひ
Source: Higashikurume city
Nozomi Kariyasu, 3 March 2006

The hiragana hi ひ is stylised in a geometrical/"mechanical" way, to form a broken circle with both ends turning out in the top right quadrant. It seems that the ends of the circle are intended to present an image of outward-focus and a city expanding.
Jonathan Dixon, 1 July 2006