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image by Kazutaka Nishiura, 24 March 2015
Combination of brilliant green stylized Hiragana character of To (ト)
of Toyama and shape of Mt. Tateyama (a very famous mountain in Toyama) on white
field. Brilliant green is prefecture colour symbolizing Toyama's plenty of
nature and vitality for future. Adopted 1 January 1989.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 6 May 1998
The prefecture emblem was adopted on Dec 27th 1988 by Notice No 1393, but
there is no flag law.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 24 March 2015
image by Nozomi Kariyasu, 18 March 2015
The previous prefecture flag was adopted on Dec 14th 1957 by Notice No 774
which was green flag charged with gold prefecture emblem in the center,
However on Dec 27th 1988 the field color was changed to white and
the emblem color to green. The center of the former emblem was round form
in stead of triangle.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 18 March 2015