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image by Kazutaka Nishiura, 27 March 2015
Three horizontal stripes of yellow, green and yellow in the proportions 1:3:1
with a white orange flower which is offset from the center towards the hoist. Yellow
stands for happiness, green for peace and white for simplicity and purity. Adopted
Nozomi Kariyasu - 1996-05-06
Yellow-green-yellow field with a flower emblem in white and yellow set towards
the hoist on the green panel. Proportions 2:3.
Jan Oskar Engene - 1996-05-03
image by Nozomi Kariyasu, 27 March 2015
The prefecture emblem was adopted on Nov 1st 1989 which is red, green and
blue three color emblem and used in the previous prefecture flag.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 27 March 2015
image by Nozomi Kariyasu, 18 March 2015
The previous prefecture flag was adopted on Nov 1st 1989
which was white flag with red, green and blue three color
prefecture emblem in the center. The emblem was swirling form
and red stands for the sun, the prefecture flower orange,
green for Mt. Ishizuchi and blue for Seto Inland Sea.
The flag was abolished on May 31st 1999 and then
the 1952 adopted prefecture striped flag was re-adopted and
still in use.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 18 March 2015