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Taku City (Saga Prefecture, Japan)


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image by Tomislav Šipek, 31 October 2014

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The Flag

The flag of city of Taku is purple with symbol.
Tomislav Šipek, 21 May 2013

The city flag was adopted on May 1st 1974 by Notice No 16. The purple flag has a yellow and a white flag emblem in the center which is different from the city emblem. The flag emblem depicts a maple and a plum which represent an image of the city which is strongly developing. The seven maple leaves stand for an earth, water, fires, winds, sky, views and sights, the plum flower for a cleanliness, a goodness, an endurance and the trunk for a firmness and a surge. It represents a solidarity and a surge of the city. The flag proportion is 2: 3. The diameter of the emblem is 3/5 height of the flag.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 25 October 2014

Thanks to Mr. Kariyasu here is corrected flag.
Tomislav Šipek, 31 October 2014

City Emblem

image by Nozomi Kariyasu, 23 December 2014

Most of Japanese municipalities use their emblem in the municipal flag however 13 municipalities don't use the emblem but specially designed charge in the flag.
The city emblem was adopted on Nov 5th 1954. The city emblem is a stylized kanji 多久 Taku. It represents the city7s solidarity and surge.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 23 December 2014