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Omihachiman City [Shiga prefecture Japan]

近江八幡市

Last modified: 2014-09-06 by Zachary Harden
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[Nagahama city flag]
image by Tomislav Šipek, 05 March 2014


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City Flag

The flag of the city of Omihachiman is purple with mark. If I'm right is blue variant also.
Source: http://www.city.omihachiman.shiga.jp/contents_detail.php?frmId=4128
http://hage0924.shiga-saku.net/d2012-08_2.html
http://www.city.omihachiman.shiga.jp/~oagappei/
Tomislav Šipek, 05 March 2014

The city emblem was adopted on Jul 25th 1954 but there is no flag law. The purple flag has a white city emblem in the center. The city emblem is a stylized kanji 八 Hachi in a hexagon. The hexagon = Rokkaku in Japanese is a name of a guardian old days and pronoun of Omihachiman.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 12 May 2014


Flag Variant

[Nagahama city flag]
image by Tomislav Šipek, 05 March 2014


Azuchi Town / 安土町

[Nagahama city flag]
image by Tomislav Šipek, 11 March 2014

The flag of the former town of Azuchi was green with mark. The town is now, from 2010, part of the city of Omihachiman.
Source: http://www.city.omihachiman.shiga.jp/~oagappei/
Tomislav Šipek, 11 March 2014