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Motomiya [Fukushima prefecture Japan]


Last modified: 2006-08-26 by phil nelson
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City flag
[flag of Motomiya] image by Eugene Ipavec, 13 December 2005

Construction Sheet
[flag construction sheet of Motomiya] image by Eugene Ipavec, 13 December 2005

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City flag

Motomiya town flag and emblem adopted: February 10 1971 (Notice No. 4)

flag proportion: 5:7
field: deep purplish red emblem: white, a stylized hiragana Mo .

Source: Motomiya website (pages in Japanese)
Nozomi Kariyasu, 19 December 2005

The emblem is a stylised hiragana mo , in the shape of the ribbons that are worn/sold for various causes. The notice says something along the lines of: The emblem symbolises the energy of the leaping people and the impetus of the town, spreading in all directions.
Jonathan Dixon, 31 January 2006