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Nago City [Okinawa prefecture Japan]


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[flag of Nago]
image by Eugene Ipavec, 3 March 2006

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City flag

Nago city adopted its emblem: 8 August 1972; no flag legislation.
Flag proportion: 2:3; colour of field: white
Colour of emblem: dark green; diameter of emblem: 3/5 flag height; a stylized katakana Na ナ
Nozomi Kariyasu, 3 February 2006

The stylised initial katakana na ナ has a tilted line at the bottom with another line crossing it and bending up to form an incomplete circle, narrowing as it goes. It is in the shape of a dove taking off, representing peace/harmony and activity. The colour expresses this northern part of the city's love of nature and respect for humans.
Jonathan Dixon, 19 May 2006