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Machida City (Tokyo, Japan)

町田市

Last modified: 2015-01-03 by Zachary Harden
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[Machida si]
image by Tomislav Šipek, 01 July 2014


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The Flag

Machida city adopted its emblem on 1 October 1958., flag proportion: 2:3, colour of field: purple, colour of emblem: white diameter of emblem: 3/5 flag height, a stylized katakana Ma マ.
Source: Machida website
Nozomi Kariyasu, 3 March 2006

The emblem is made of two katakana ma マ combined to form a (circular) stylised kanji da 田 (rice field), symbolising the harmonious unity of the citizens, with the central bird shape representing peace and development/growth.
Jonathan Dixon, 9 June 2006

For city of Machida I found two variants of flag: purple and blue.
Source: http://www.city.machida.tokyo.jp/smph/shisei/shityoushitu/koumunitei/2012_koumunishi/201302.html
http://machida.keizai.biz/photoflash/4/
http://group.chcsys.net/jp/archives/1096
Tomislav Šipek, 26 June 2014

I am a citizen of Machida City. I have seen only purple flag at the city hall.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 26 June 2014

Here is correction of flag.
Tomislav Šipek
, 01 July 2014