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Matsushima Town [Miyagi Prefecture] (Japan)


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image by Tomislav Šipek, 06 October 2014

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The Flag

The town emblem was adopted on Dec 16th 1963 by the Notice No 53-1 but no flag law. The blue flag charged with the white town emblem in the center. The flag proportion 2 : 3. The town emblem is a stylized hiragana まつしま MATSUSHIMA in wavy form. The inside part of the circle represents the harmony and the solidarity while the outside part of the circle in the wings form of the Chinese phoenix symbolizes progressing Matsushima. They use the flag with the town name as well.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 09 November 2009

The flag of the town of Matsushima is already reported, but I found darker blue color of flag. Repacement or not?
Tomislav Šipek, 06 October 2014

Matsushima Town General Affairs Section confirms the flag is dark blue like Tomislavís image.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 14 October 2014