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Kitagawa Village (Kochi Prefecture, Japan)


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[Flag of Kitagawa]
image by Tomislav Šipek, 29 October 2013

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The flag of the village of Kitagwa is green with mark.
Tomislav Šipek, 29 October 2013

The emblem the kanji 北 ( kita, north) and 川 ( gawa, river) of the name Kitagawa. The 川 forms a circle, signifying a single united entity, while the 北 shows rapid progress in the form of a great bird (see with wings spread.
Jonathan Dixon, 29 October 2013

The village emblem was adopted in 1890 but there is no flag law. The green flag has a white village emblem in the center. The village emblem is stylized kanji 北川 Kitagawa. The circle symbolizes an integration and the wings do a surge like a big bird.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 21 September 2014