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image by Tomislav Šipek, 26 June 2014
The city flag has a different symbol than the city emblem, red, representing
sun and happpiness and the green representing a happy town, adopted November 1970.
Source: Nishiomiya website
Phil Nelson, 24 August 2006
The flag of the city of Nishinomiya is already reported but I've improved the
Tomislav Šipek, 16 January 2014
The city emblem was adopted on Apr 15th 1926 and the flag was adopted on Nov
3rd 1970 by Notice No 95. The white flag has a red , a green flag charge in the
center which is different from the city emblem with stylized kanji 西 and
katakana ヤ Ya. The flag charge is a stylized hiragana に Ni of Nishinomiya. The
red color stands for a bright sun and a happiness, the green color for the city
surrounded by a green nature of East Rokko. As a whole, it represents an
educational residential city. The flag proportion is 7:10.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 25 June 2014
Thanks to Mr. Kazuyoshi, I corrected its flag.
Tomislav Šipek, 26 June 2014
image by Nozomi Kariyasu, 23 December 2014
Most of Japanese municipalities use their emblem in the municipal flag
however 13 municipalities don't use the emblem but specially designed charge in
The city emblem was adopted in Apr 1926. The city emblem is a stylized old style kanji 西 Nishi surrounded by three (Mi) stylized katakana ヤYa.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 23 December 2014