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Nagasaki (Japan)


Last modified: 2023-06-03 by zachary harden
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image by Kazutaka Nishiura, 27 March 2015

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Description of the flag

Light blue stylized prefecture initial N on white field with the words Nagasaki Prefecture in black Kanji letter beneath the initial letter. Blue stands for sky and sea surround Nagasaki and N shaped like a dove for world peace. Adopted 1 April 1991.
Nozomi Kariyasu 6 May 1998

The prefecture emblem was adopted on Apr 1st 1991 by Notice No 395 and the flag was adopted on Aug 30th 1991 by Notice No 823-2. The white flag has blue prefecture emblem in the center and the kanji name in black at the bottom part. The oblong form in the center of the emblem represents the earth and the internationality. The flag proportion is 2: 3.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 27 March 2015

Variant without inscription

[Nagasaki (variant)]
image by Jaume Ollé, 01 December 1996

According to the same notice, there is a version without the kanji text. The blue symbol is 47 of the flags width and the 50 percent of the flags length.
Zachary Harden, 27 March 2015

Flag prior to 1 April 1991

[Nagasaki (former)]
image by Jaume Ollé, 1 December 1996

Fishery Inspection Vessel Ensign

image by Kazutaka Nishiura, 01 April 2015

Nagasaki Prefecture Fishery Inspection Vessel ensign was adopted on Feb 21st 1992 by Instructions No 23. The white ensign has a blue prefecture emblem in the center and the prefecture kanji name horizontally in black at the bottom part which is B type prefecture flag.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 01 April 2015

Municipalities of Nagasaki Prefecture