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Yamada Town [Chiba prefecture Japan]

山田町

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[flag of Yamada]
image by Eugene Ipavec, 1 December 2005


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[Ed. This municipality merged into the new city of Katori on March 27, 2006]


City flag

Yamada town in Chiba adopted its flag on October 10 1966.
proportion: 7:10
field: blue
emblem: white
Nozomi Kariyasu, 22 November 2005

The Yamada town emblem is based on a mountain and a rice paddy and was adopted June 1, 1965, according to the Yamada website (link no longer active)
Eugene Ipavec, 1 December 2005

Yamada (山田) means mountain (yama) rice paddy (da), so the emblem is canting. The same page tells us that Yamada Town resulted from the combination of Fuma Town, Yamakura Village and Yazu Village.
Jonathan Dixon, 8 December 2005