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Okawa City (Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan)


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[Okawa city flag]
image by Tomislav Šipek, 25 September 2013

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The Flag

From the Okawa city website:

Municipal Flag

The design was decided in 1979 through a public vote. The background color is a brilliant light blue, which symbolizes water and a clear sky. The city symbol and city tree "paulownia" are arranged in white in the center of the flag. This symbolizes the vital and fresh city, Okawa.

Olivier Touzeau, 9 October 2005

The flag of Okawa is already reported, but I changed dimensions.
Tomislav Šipek, 07 June 2013

The city emblem was adopted on Jun 15th 1954 and the flag was adopted on Oct 6th 1979. The city emblem is a stylized kanji 大川 Okawa in a form of a flying bird. The blue flag has a white city emblem on the city tree paulownia. The blue color stands for a clear sky and water. The flag proportion is 2: 3.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 07 December 2014