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Machida si (Tokyo, Japan)


Last modified: 2006-07-22 by phil nelson
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[Machida si]
image by Eugene Ipavec, 17 March 2006

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Description of the flag

Machida city adopted its emblem on 1 October 1958.

flag proportion: 2:3

colour of field: purple

colour of emblem: white diameter of emblem: 3/5 flag height, a stylized katakana Ma マ.

Source: Machida website
Nozomi Kariyasu, 3 March 2006

The emblem is made of two katakana ma マ combined to form a (circular) stylised kanji da 田 (rice field), symbolising the harmonious unity of the citizens, with the central bird shape representing peace and development/growth.
Jonathan Dixon, 9 June 2006