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Kamaishi City (Iwate Prefecture, Japan)

釜石市

Last modified: 2014-10-18 by Zachary Harden
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[Kamaishi]
image by Tomislav Šipek, 16 October 2014


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The Flag

The flag of the city of Kamaishi is blue or white with mark.
Sources: http://www.city.kitakyushu.lg.jp/page/dayori/130315/topics/topics.html
http://www.city.kamaishi.iwate.jp/photo/2008/01/0108tenken/
Tomislav Šipek, 16 October 2014

The city emblem was adopted on May 5th 1937 but there is no flag law. The blue flag has a white city emblem in the center. The city emblem depicts a stone boiler = kamaishi in the center surrounded by a coastal breakwater and an iron and a steel. It represents Port Kamaishi, a city of steel industry and the promotional development of the city.
Kamaishi City General Affairs section says they use a blue official flag at the city hall building and the white flag with a red emblem is variant.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 17 October 2014


Flag Variant

[Kamaishi]
image by Tomislav Šipek, 16 October 2014