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Ishikawa (Japan)


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image by Kazutaka Nishiura, 24 March 2015

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Description of the flag

White stylized Kanji character of Ishikawa on light blue field. Light blue stands for Japan sea, clear air and pure river water. Adopted 1 October 1972.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 6 May 1998

Lighter blue shade with a white device looking like stylized Latin letters Rii. Ratio 31:44.
Željko Heimer - 31 May 1996

From the Prefectural official site:

Prefectural Flag : Graphic design of the characters for "Ishikawa" on a blue background. The blue background represents the natural elements of the Japan sea, the rich nature and clean water, and clear air that bless Ishikawa.

researched by Dov Gutterman, 13 March 1999

The flag has a white prefecture symbol on a ocean blue background. The construction sheet has the blue color as 5B 5/12 in Munsell. Not much is said of the height of the prefecture symbol, but the flag ratio is given as 31:44.
Zachary Harden, 10 September 2009

The prefecture flag was adopted on Oct 1st 1972 by Gazette. The emblem is stylized kanji 石川 Ishikawa and the prefecture form.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 24 March 2015

Municipalities of Ishikawa