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Kanagawa (Japan)


Last modified: 2023-06-03 by zachary harden
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image by Kazutaka Nishiura, 23 March 2015

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Description of the flag

White with red device looking like stylized Latin letter M. Proportions 7:10.
Željko Heimer, 31 May 1996

Red stylized Kanji character of Ka of Kanagawa on white field. Kanagawa has famous sea port Yokohama which has been long used as a main entrance into Japan thus Japanese national colors red and white were chosen for a prefecture flag. Adopted 3 November 1948.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 6 May 1998

The prefecture emblem was adopted on Nov 3rd 1948 by Announcement but there is no flag law.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 23 March 2015

Municipal flags of Kanagawa