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Inawashiro Town [Fukushima prefecture Japan]


Last modified: 2014-09-27 by Zachary Harden
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[flag of Inawashiro]
image by Tomislav Šipek, 15 September 2014

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The Flag

Inawashiro town flag and emblem adopted: December 12 1975 (Notice No. 19)
flag proportion: 2:3
field: sky blue (sora iro)
emblem: white; diameter of the emblem: 4/10 of flag length, a stylized hiragana I い.
Source: Inawashiro website (page in Japanese)
Nozomi Kariyasu,10 December 2005

The emblem is a stylised hiragana i い, forming a circle. The central white part (blue on the flag) represents Bandai-san (a mountain) and the lower black part (white on the flag) represents Lake Inawashiro. The circle symbolises unity and the smooth development/growth of the town government.
The emblem's centre is positioned 5/11 of the hoist from the top and 4/10 of the length from the hoist.
Jonathan Dixon, 31 January 2006

The flag of the town of Inawashiro is already reported, but blue color is slightly darker. Mark can be in the center or not.
Tomislav Šipek, 15 September 2014

Inawashiro Town general affairs section confirms the official flag has a white town emble towards hoist (not in the center) and the blue shade of Tomislavís image is OK.
The town emblem is a stylized hiragana い I of Inawashiro. The circle symbolizes a solidarity and a peaceful development  of the town administration. The space inside the circle stands for Mt. Bandai and the lower part for Lake Inawashiro. The flag proportion is 2: 3. The length (not height) of the emblem is 4/10 of the length of the flag.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 10 December 2005