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Urayasu City [Chiba prefecture Japan]


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[flag of Urayasu]
image by Eugene Ipavec, 1 May 2006

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City flag

Urayasu city in Chiba Prefecture adopted its emblem on 1 April 1991 by Notice No 42
A stylized U of Urayasu and the sun
No flag legislation but they use following flag as practice: flag proportion: 2:3; colour of field: white colour of emblem: blue and green; diameter of emblem: 3/5 flag height
Source: Urayasu website (in Japanese)
Nozomi Kariyasu, 27 April 2006

As part of the celebrations for the 100th anniversary of the formation of Urayasu city, there was a public competition for an appropriate, new logo emblem symbolising Urayasu developing towards the 21st century. The emblem was chosen from 1205 entries.
The emblem contains a stylised Latin U of Urayasu, an image of the nearby sea, Tokyo Bay, together with a rising sun. The U has three thing white lines on both the the left and the right arms, expressing "the spread of the peace of the mind/heart/spirit", "the spread of land flooded in greenery" and "the spread of [movement] towards a glittering future". Contained in the emblem are a desire for and the shape of Urayasu city encircled by sea and greenery, with care for the mind/heart/spirit of the people and developing facing the future.
Jonathan Dixon, 18 August 2006