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Abiko si [Chiba prefecture Japan]


Last modified: 2006-09-02 by phil nelson
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[flag of Abiko] image by Eugene Ipavec 24 April 2006

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Abiko city Chiba adopted its emblem on 1 August 1955

A stylized katakana A .

No flag legislation but they use flag above in practice.

Flag proportion: 2:3; colour of field: light green; colour of emblem: white; diameter of emblem: 3/5 flag height.

Source: href=",457,65,html">Abiko website (in Japanese)
Nozomi Kariyasu, 19 April 2006

The emblem is a stylised katakana a forming a circle broken at the bottom, with a second stroke starting as a circle inside the larger one and curling out the bottom. The upper part (the circle?) represents Teganuma (Lake Tega) and the lower part future dashing growth.
Jonathan Dixon, 15 July 2006