Last modified: 2015-04-25 by Zachary Harden
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image by Kazutaka Nishiura, 23 March 2015
Gold stylized Kanji character of Nii of Niigata and Katakana character of
Gata of Niigata on red field. The emblem represents friendship and hope of
people. Adopted 23 August 1963.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 6 May 1998
I have made an attempt to draw the flag of the Niigata prefecture. The colours I
used are standard red and yellow (R and Y). According to Smith and Neubecker's Wappen
und Flaggen aller Nationen (Munich 1980), the proportions are 18:25.
Jan Oscar Engene, 13 December 1996
The prefecture emblem and the flag were adopted on Aug 23rd 1963 by
Announcement. The emblem also represents smooth development of the prefecture.
The flag proportion is 18:25 and/or 2:3. The diameter of the emblem is 5/8
height of the flag.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 23 March 2015
Image located from Japanese National Governors Association website
by Nozomi Kariyasu, 11 April 2015
Niigata Prefecture symbol mark was adopted on Mar 27th 1992 by Prefecture
Announcement which is white mark in blue disk. The symbol mark represents an
expansion of the prefecture's beautiful culture and information to the world,
its internationality and positivity.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 11 April 2015