Last modified: 2014-05-09 by Zachary Harden
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image by Tomislav Šipek, 14 April 2014
The flag of the city of Shimada has changed in 2005 (or maybe 2008). The new one is also green.
Tomislav Šipek, 14 April 2014
The city emblem and the flag were adopted on Jul 14th 2005 by Notice No 173.
The green flag has a white city emblem in the center. The city emblem is a
stylized S of Shimada which represents the diffusible uplifting feeling running
from the center of Tokaido in all directions. The blue color stands for Ohi
River and green for greentea production. The flag proportion is 2:3.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 09 May 2014
image by Eugene Ipavec 12 January 2006
Shimada city adopted its emblem on 23 October 1915; adoption date of flag: 26 October 1957
Flag proportion: 2:3
colour of field: dark green
colour of emblem: white; diameter of emblem: 3/5 flag height; four katakana Ma マ and kanji Da 田
Source: Yaizu website (link in Japanese)
Nozomi Kariyasu, 1 January 2006
Shimada is written shima 島 (island), da 田 (rice field). The
emblem represents this name, as 4 (shi) katakana ma マ are combined
into a star shap signifying an island, with the kanji da forming a circle
The dark green is given as "Mansel 5G3/4".
(links in Japanese)
Jonathan Dixon, 1 February 2006