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Saitama (Japan)


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image by Kazutaka Nishiura, 23 March 2015

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Description of the flag

Sixteen red ornamental beads on white field. Saitama means ornamental bead and 16 beads in circle represent sun, development and strength. White stands for purity and friendship. Adopted 1 September 1964.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 6 May 1998

White flag with red circular emblem consisting of 16 drops (or half ying-yangs, if you wish). Proportions 2:3. This flag is in Smith 1980 marked as civil and state flag on land.
Željko Heimer, 8 December 1996

The prefecture emblem and the flag were adopted on Sep 1st 1964 by Notice No 652. The flag proportion is 2: 3.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 23 March 2015