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by Dov Gutterman
Coat-of-arms adopted 28th February 1963
The city of Qiryat Yam (12 km north of Haifa) uses as flag a white logo on blue bedsheet.
Dov Gutterman, 15 April and 15 May 1999
Apart from the reported white logo on blue, the vertical logo is used on many other different colour backgrounds. Qiryat Yam is situated on the Haifa Bay coast (yam meaning sea), just north of Qiryat Haim and west of Qiryat Motzkin. Est. 1940 (as Gav-Yam), city from 1976, pop. 46,000, website here.
Dov Gutterman, 11 July 2001
The above flag is unofficial but commonly used. The emblem is a (heavily touched up) image from the city website. Qiryat Yam is one of the five Qrayot in Haifa Bay area.
Dov Gutterman, 13 August 2001
The municipal emblem was published in the official gazette (Rashumot), YP 997, 28 February 1963 (at the time as Local Council).
Dov Gutterman, 4 September 2001