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Itami City (Hyōgo prefecture - Japan)


Last modified: 2014-12-27 by zoltán horváth
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[flag of Itami]
image by Tomislav Šipek, 26 June 2014

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City Flag

The flag of the city of Itami is green with mark.
Tomislav Šipek, 16 January 2014

The city emblem was adopted on Jan 4th 1943 by Notice No 2 and the flag was adopted on Nov 10th 1980 by Notice No 78. The green flag has a white flag charge in the center which is different from the city emblem. The green color stands for a youth and a nature. The flag charge is a stylized kanji 伊 I of Itami in a form of a swan in Koyaike Lake. The flag proportion is 7:10.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 25 June 2014

Thanks to Mr. Kariyasu, I corrected its flag.
Tomislav Šipek, 26 June 2014

Town Emblem

[flag of Itami]
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 in 1943. The city emblem is a Aijirushi crest of Konoe Family who owned whole Itami during 1661- 1868.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 23 December 2014