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Higashiizu [Shizuoka prefecture Japan]


Last modified: 2006-09-02 by phil nelson
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[Higashiizu city flag]
by Eugene Ipavec 11 January 2006

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Higashiizu town adopted its emblem and on 1 August 1969 by Notice No 16

Flag proportion: 2:3
colour of field: blue
color of emblem: white; diameter of emblem: 1/2 flag height; a stylized hiragana Higashi ひがし.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 1 January 2006

The emblem is a combination of the hiragana higashi ひがし - I guess the hi is the shape as a whole, the ga the right half of the outer part, and the shi the inner ring. (Two towns/villages joining in peace?) - the circle. The emblem shows unity and both wings spreading together for future growth. The whole emblem has the form of the shape of Izu and a fish. The circle depicts a citrus fruit and the three fine lines and the small circle depict the hot springs with sightseeing area.
Jonathan Dixon, 1 February 2006