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Shirasawa Village [Fukushima prefecture Japan]


Last modified: 2023-06-03 by zachary harden
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[flag of Shirasawa]
image by Eugene Ipavec, 15 December 2005

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City flag

Shirasawa village emblem and adopted: December 12 1968 (Notice No. 25)
flag proportion: 2:3
field: deep purplish red; emblem: white, a stylized hiragana Shi .
Source: Shirasawa website page in Japanese
Nozomi Kariyasu, 10 December 2005

The emblem is described as a white hiragana sa さ, forming a circle, as the syllables Shi-ra-sa-wa could be written 白さ輪 (white - sa - wheel/ring/circle). The first stroke of the sa (which forms a line across the top of the circle) is a folding fan, having in mind the harmony of the village and unlimited growth of industry. The prosperity of the village is also symbolised.
Jonathan Dixon, 25 January 2006

Shirasawa Village on Jan 1st 2007 Shirasawa Village mergerd with Motomiya Town to become Motomiya City. They abolished their purplish red flag adopted in 1968.
Motomiya City adopted the new city emblem.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 03 June 2014

Construction sheet

[flag construction sheet of Shirasawa]
image by Eugene Ipavec, 15 December 2005