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Tendo [Yamagata prefecture Japan]


Last modified: 2006-08-26 by phil nelson
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[flag of Tendo] image by Eugene Ipavec, 24 February 2006

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City flag

Tendo city adopted its emblem on 1 April 1963; adoption date of flag: 13 December 1989 by Notice Number 6 (pages in Japanese).

Flag proportion: 2:3; colour of field: puplish blue.

Colour of emblem: white; diameter of emblem: 3/5 flag height stylized hiragana Te .
Nozomi Kariyasu, 3 February 2006

The emblem is a stylised hiragana te and a crane (of the Maizuru Mountain in the centre of the city), flapping its wings towards the sky, and symbolises Tendo's great leaping development. (The kanji Ten of Tendo means heavens/sky.)

The flag's adoption came into force on 1 January 1990. The field colour is given according JIS Z8721: hue 2.5P, brightness 3, saturation 8.
Jonathan Dixon, 11 May 2006