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Tsuga Town [Tochigi prefecture Japan]


Last modified: 2023-06-03 by zachary harden
Keywords: tsuga | tochigi | katakana: tsu | katakana: ga |
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image by Tomislav Šipek, 29 July 2014

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The Flag

Tsuga town in Tochigi adopted its flag on July 24 1978.
proportion: 7:10 field: Japanese vivid yellow green
emblem: white; 4/7 of width
stylized katakana Tsu and Ga which stands for harmony and peace.
Tsuga website (page in Japanese)
Nozomi Kariyasu, 19 November 2005

The flag was adopted by notice 18. Two sizes are specified for the flag: 140cm x 210cm and 90cm x 135cm, neither of which are consistent with the ratio 7:10 which is given. The emblem, adopted 1 Oct 1971 Notice 14, incorporates stylised katakana tsuga ツガ to form a circle, symbolising unity of the townspeople, with line through the top of the circle and two wings, indicating unlimited progress and development.
Jonathan Dixon, 17 December 2005

Tsuga Town was merged into Tochigi City 栃木市 on Mar 29th 2010. The green flag used since 1978 was abolished.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 06 June 2014

The flag of the former town of Tsuga is alredy reported, but I found another shade of green. The town is now, from 2010, part of the city of Tochigi.
Tomislav Šipek, 29 July 2014

Previously Reported Flag Variant

image by Eugene Ipavec, 4 December 2005