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image by Tomislav Šipek, 20 February 2014
From the city website:
Yamatokoriyama was part of the fiefdom of the Yanagisawa Clan from its early beginning in 1724 to 1868. The current city emblem was taken from the flowery rhombus of the Yanagisawa crest.
Phil Nelson, 24 August 2006
The flag of the city of Yamatokoriyama is already reported, but here is
Tomislav Šipek, 20 February 2014
The city emblem and the flag were adopted on Jan 17th 1974 by Notice No 3.
The blue flag has a white city emblem in the center. The city emblem is four
stylized kanji 山 Yama in a form of a modified crest of Yanagisawa family,
Kouriyama water caltrop. The flag proportion is 2:3.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 27 May 2014