Last modified: 2014-09-13 by Zachary Harden
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image by Kazutaka Nishiura, 21 October 2009
The city emblem was adopted on March 4th 1908
by the Municipal Notice No 10 but there is no flag law.
A green flag charged with white city emblem in the center. The flag proportions are 2:3. The port symbol anchor and kanji v GO=five in the center represent Niigata is one of five open ports appointed by Trade Treaty in 1858 (Ansei 5). The Niigata's symbol, a snow ctystal, is surrounded by the anchor.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 21 October 2009
image by Tomislav Šipek, 17 June 2014
The flag of the former city of Toyosaka was blue with mark. The city is now,
from 2005, part of the city of Niigata.
Tomislav Šipek, 17 June 2014