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Yuzawa Town [Niigata prefecture Japan]

湯沢町

Last modified: 2014-06-21 by zoltán horváth
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[flag of Yuzawa]
image by Eugene Ipavec, 24 January 2006


See also:


City flag

Town of Yuzawa adopted its emblem/flag on 6 December 1965 by Regulation No 7 (link in Japanese)
flag proportion: 2:3 colour of field: dark reddish brown (ebicha iro)
colour of emblem: white
height of emblem: 5/8 flag height
Nozomi Kariyasu, 18 January 2006


The town emblem and flag were adopted to symbolise at town surrounded by beautiful nature, with townspeople working as one to increasingly rush ahead as a tourist city. Interestingly, the regulation describes the "ceremonial flag" first, and then describes the other version as for informal use.
Jonathan Dixon, 28 April 2006


Ceremonial Flag

[flag of Yuzawa]
image by Eugene Ipavec, 24 January 2006

Ceremonial flag proportion: 72:100
colour of field: dark reddish brown
colour of emblem: gold
height of emblem: 5/8 flag height Emblem: a stylized hiragana Yu
Nozomi Kariyasu, 18 January 2006


Red variants of flag

[flag of Seiro]
image by Tomislav Šipek, 11 June 2014

[flag of Seiro]
image by Tomislav Šipek, 11 June 2014

[flag of Seiro]
image by Tomislav Šipek, 11 June 2014

[flag of Seiro]
image by Tomislav Šipek, 11 June 2014

The flag of the town of Yuzawa is already reported, but I found more red flag of Yuzawa with 2x2 versions of same mark.
Sources: http://www.town.matsubushi.lg.jp/www/contents/1349339223920/index.html
http://www.town.yuzawa.niigata.jp/pcp_portal/PortalServlet;jsessionid=C5FE6364704B06EEB6FD0118AFE03EF2?DISPLAY_ID=DIRECT&NEXT_DISPLAY_ID=U000004&CONTENTS_ID=3359
http://www.town.yuzawa.niigata.jp/reiki_int/reiki_honbun/ae46900031.html
http://wakahito.blog.so-net.ne.jp/2013-08-14
Tomislav Šipek, 11 June 2014