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Kokubunji Town [Tochigi prefecture Japan]

国分寺町

Last modified: 2014-08-16 by Zachary Harden
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image by Tomislav Šipek, 31 July 2014


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The Flag

Kokubunji town in Tochigi adopted its flag on June 23 1976.
proportion: 2:3
field: purplish red
emblem: white
size of emblem is 3/5 of width.
stylized hiragana Koku (こく) of Kokubunji which stands for peace and development.
Source: Kokubunji web site <town.kokubunji.tochigi.jp> (link inactive)
Nozomi Kariyasu, 19 November 2005

The flag was adopted by 1976 town notice number 30. The emblem was adopted by notice 28, on 1 June 1976. The emblem consists of stylised hiragana ko , which forms a circle representing harmony of the townspeople, and ku in a flying dove shape representing the town progressing.
Jonathan Dixon, 18 December 2005

Kokubunji Town was merged into Shimotsuke City 下野市 on Jan 10th 2006. The purplish red flag used since 1976 was abolished.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 06 June 2014

The flag of the former town of Kokubunji was maroon with mark. The town is now, from 2006, part of the city of Shimotsuke.
Source: http://www.city.shimotsuke.lg.jp/hp/gappei/link/tyouin.htm
Tomislav Šipek, 31 July 2014


Previously Reported Flag

[Kokubunji]
image by Eugene Ipavec, 5 December 2005


Construction Sheet

[Kokubunji]
image by Eugene Ipavec, 5 December 2005