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Okayama (Japan)


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image by Kazutaka Nishiura, 26 March 2015

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Description of the flag

Gold stylized Kanji character of Oka of Okayama on dark purple field. The emblem was chosen after design competition. Adopted November 1967.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 6 May 1998

Dark blue flag with golden circular emblem with a downward pointing arrow. Proportions 2:3. This flag is in Smith 1980 marked as state flag on land.
Željko Heimer, 8 December 1996

The prefecture emblem and the flag were adopted on Nov 22nd 1967 by Notice No 883. The flag represents people’s solidarity and the future development of the prefecture.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 26 March 2015


Okinawa variant
image by Kazutaka Nishiura, 25 October 2009

Okayama Prefecture has a variant and simplified flag of purple field with white emblem while the official flag has yellow emblem.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 25 October 2009

Municipalities of Okayama