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Municipalities of Kumamoto (Japan)

Last modified: 2014-10-04 by zoltán horváth
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Kumamoto / 熊本市

[flag of Kumamoto]
image by Kazutaka Nishiura, 13 October 2009

The flag was adopted on Aug 1st 1969 by the city Notice No 40.

The flag proportions are 2:3.

The green flag is charged with a white city emblem in the center which is a stylized hiragana KU く. The round shape represents Kumamoto city which respects unity and develop vigorously to the future on the basis of the harmony of the people.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 13 October 2009

Yamaga city / 山鹿市

image by Phil Nelson
Source: Toshi no hata to monshou [nkg87]

The brown flag was abolished and the new emblem and the flag were adopted on Jan 15th 2005 by Notice No 184 and 185. The maroon new flag has a gold city emblem in the center. The city emblem is a stylized kanji 山 Yama of Yamaga in a form of Yamaga garden lantern. It represents a wish for the traditional city to inherit the tradition to shine itself in the future as well. The flag proportion is 2:3.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 06 June 2014