Last modified: 2006-08-12 by phil nelson
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image by Eugene Ipavec, 24 April 2006
Hinohara village adopted its emblem on 1 April 1979. No flag legislation but the above is used in practice.
flag proportion: 2:3
colour of field: dark green
colour of emblem: white; diameter of emblem: 3/5 flag height; a stylized hiragana Hi ひ.
Source: village website
Nozomi Kariyasu, 10 April 2006
The stylised hiragana hi ひ forms a circle, with two triangular
sections at the top. These are stylised bird's wings. My rough translation
is that the design encapsulates a desire for the the villagers to unite
and leap to activity (despite depopulation?).
Jonathan Dixon, 1 July 2006