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Tsuwano Town (Shimane Prefecture, Japan)


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image by Tomislav Šipek, 16 December 2013

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The Flag

The flag of the town of Tsuwano is white with mark.
Tomislav Šipek, 16 December 2013

The town emblem and the flag were adopted on Sep 25th 2005 by Ordinance No 1. The white flag has a black town emblem in the center and red two horizontal stripes ( wider and thinner) at the upper part. The town emblem is a stylized kanji 石巴 Ishi Tomoe which is a form of yin-yang symbol and a steel square. It looks like a traditional Japanese family crest.  It represents a reconciliation and the steel square symbolizes a justness and a rule. The flag proportion is 2: 3. The height of the emblem is 3/5 of the height of the flag.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 07 July 2014