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Shimada [Shizuoka prefecture Japan]


Last modified: 2006-09-02 by phil nelson
Keywords: shizuokai | shimada | katakana: ma | kanji: da |
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[Shimada city flag]
by Eugene Ipavec 12 January 2006

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Shimada city adopted its emblem on 23 October 1915; adoption date of flag: 26 October 1957

Flag proportion: 2:3
colour of field: dark green
colour of emblem: white; diameter of emblem: 3/5 flag height; four katakana Ma and kanji Da

Source: Yaizu website (link in Japanese)
Nozomi Kariyasu, 1 January 2006

Shimada is written shima (island), da (rice field). The emblem represents this name, as 4 (shi) katakana ma are combined into a star shap signifying an island, with the kanji da forming a circle around it.

The dark green is given as "Mansel 5G3/4". (emblem | flag) (links in Japanese)
Jonathan Dixon, 1 February 2006