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Kumamoto (Japan)

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by Pascal Gross - 1998-05-05

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Description of the flag

White stylized Katakana character of Ku of Kumamoto on wine red colour field. The emblem expresses a map of Kyushu island in white a part of which is Kumamoto. Adopted 1966-07-23.

Nozomi Kariyasu - 1998-05-06

This mark was created by taking the first syllable of "Kumamoto" ("ku" in Japanese letter) and combining it with the geographical features of Kyushu. The white circle [??? - Jo.] in the center symbolizes Kumamoto prefecture, which is located in the center of Kyushu.

Johannes Weigand - 1998-02-27

Red (vermillion?) flag with white hooklike symbol. 2:3
Proportions of the flags are given from W. Smith 1980. Interestingly this flag is marked as state flag while others have no markings.
Zeljko Heimer - 1996-11-16

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