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Yamaguchi (Japan)


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image by Kazutaka Nishiura, 26 March 2015

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Description of the flag

White stylized Kanji character of Yamaguchi on dark wine red colour field. The emblem is shaped like a fluttering bird towards the sun which represents cooperation and progress of people. Adopted 3 September 1962.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 6 May 1998

The prefecture flag was adopted on Sep 3rd 1962 by Notice No 506-2. The flag proportion is 2: 3.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 26 March 2015

Fishery Inspection Vessel Ensign

image by Kazutaka Nishiura, 01 April 2015

Yamaguchi Prefecture Fishery Inspection Vessel ensign was adopted on Jan 29th 1980 by Notice No 83. The white ensign has blue logo mark of stylized kanji 水 Mizu  = water and gold prefecture emblem inside on two red horizontal stripes in the center.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 01 April 2015

Former Ensign:
image by Kazutaka Nishiura, 13 April 2015

Yamaguchi Prefecture former Fishery Inspection Vessel Ensign was adopted on Nov 18th 1949 by Notice No 666 which was white ensign charged with blue logo mark of stylized kanji mizu 水 = water and stylized kanji 山 Yama of Yamaguchi in white inside on two red horizontal stripes.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 13 April 2015

Municipal flags of Yamaguchi