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Chia-i municipality (Chiai)


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[flag of Chia-i] by António Martins

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Inscription on the flag

From left to right: Chia (to praise), Yi (good deeds) and then city. I know this place well, my home town. A long time ago during the Ching dynasty there was a rebellion. The people in the area helped the dynasty to suppress the rebellion. So the Emperor "praised the good deeds folks here did" and changed the name to Chia-yi. It's original name is "Ju-lo." This is the county where the Tropic of Cancer passes.
Michael Wang, 1997-May-9