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Nishihara Town (Okinawa prefecture, Japan)


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[flag of Nishihara]
image by Tomislav Šipek, 18 September 2013

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The Flag

The flag of Nishihara is white with mark.
Tomislav Šipek, 19 April 2013

According to the source, there seems to be another variant, purple with white mark (see photo in the top left cormer of the gallery).
Tomislav Todorović, 19 April 2013

Thank you, I have not seen this flag and the mark is a little bit different.
Tomislav Šipek, 19 April 2013

The town emblem was adopted on Jul 3rd 1968 by Regulations No 1 and the flag was adopted on Apr 1st 1986 by Notice No 19. The purple flag has a white town emblem in the center. The town emblem is a stylized kanji 西 Nishi of Nishihara. The circle symbolizes the town people’s reconciliation and solidarity, the wings do the town’s exponential development and the future of the bright town. The flag proportion is 2: 3. The diameter of the emblem is 6/10 height of the flag.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 14 November 2014

Flag Variant

[flag of Nishihara]
image by Tomislav Šipek, 18 September 2013