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Kyōto (Japan)

Kyōto, 京都府

Last modified: 2023-06-10 by zachary harden
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image by Kazutaka Nishiura, 26 March 2015

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Description of the flag

White fringed red outlined Kanji character of Kyo of Kyōto on wine red colour field. Adopted: November 2, 1976.
The reconstruction on law is on the prefecture website.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 06 May 1998, 06 February 2000, 16 November 2005

The ratio of the flag is 10x14, with the size of the emblem 6.5x5.6 units. The purple color of the background is 10P 3.7/15 in Munsell.
Zachary Harden, 11 September 2009

The prefecture emblem and the flag were adopted on Nov 2nd 1976 by Notice No 627 and No 628. The six leaves symbolize elegant character of the locality ancient capital and kanji kyo 京 in the center makes humanoid form. As a whole it represents a cohesion and solidarity of the people.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 26 March 2015

Old Prefecture flag

[old Kyoto prefecture flag]
image by Jaume Ollé

Municipalities of Kyōto Prefecture