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Inawashiro [Fukushima prefecture Japan]


Last modified: 2006-08-26 by phil nelson
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[flag of Inawashiro] image by Eugene Ipavec, 14 December 2005

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City flag

Inawashiro town flag and emblem adopted: December 12 1975 (Notice No. 19)

flag proportion: 2:3
field: sky blue (sora iro)
emblem: white; diameter of the emblem: 4/10 of flag length, a stylized hiragana I い.

Source: Inawashiro website (page in Japanese)
Nozomi Kariyasu, 10 December 2005

The emblem is a stylised hiragana i , forming a circle. The central white part (blue on the flag) represents Bandai-san (a mountain) and the lower black part (white on the flag) represents Lake Inawashiro. The circle symbolises unity and the smooth development/growth of the town government.

The emblem's centre is positioned 5/11 of the hoist from the top and 4/10 of the length from the hoist.
Jonathan Dixon, 31 January 2006