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Ome City (Oume) (Tokyo, Japan)

青梅市

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


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The Flag

Oma city adopted its emblem on 1 October 1951, flag proportion: 2:3, colour of field: dark purplish-blue, colour of emblem: white diameter of emblem: 3/5 flag height, a stylized kanji O 青 in the shape of flying bird in plum shape 梅=plum.
Source: Oma website
Nozomi Kariyasu, 10 March 2006

The emblem features a stylised kanji O 青 (blue/green) in the shape of a flying bird arranged on the shape of an ume (梅 "Japanese plum", /prunus mume/) flower, symbolising active development/growth.
Jonathan Dixon, 1 July 2006

For city of Ome just minor mark correction.
Sources: http://oume.seikatsusha.me/blog/2010/01/13/3466/
http://www.city.ome.tokyo.jp/shisei/koho/24/240101/240101p02-04.html 
Tomislav Šipek, 26 June 2014