Last modified: 2015-03-28 by Zachary Harden
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image by Kazutaka Nishiura, 24 March 2015
White stylized Kanji character of Ishikawa on light blue field. Light blue
stands for Japan sea, clear air and pure river water. Adopted 1 October 1972.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 6 May 1998
Lighter blue shade with a white device looking like stylized Latin letters
Rii. Ratio 31:44.
Željko Heimer - 31 May 1996
From the Prefectural official site: http://www.pref.ishikawa.jp/gaiyou/p1_e.htm#shinboru
Prefectural Flag : Graphic design of the characters for "Ishikawa" on a blue background. The blue background represents the natural elements of the Japan sea, the rich nature and clean water, and clear air that bless Ishikawa.
researched by Dov Gutterman, 13 March 1999
The flag has a white prefecture symbol on a ocean blue background. The
construction sheet has the blue color as 5B 5/12 in Munsell. Not much is
said of the height of the prefecture symbol, but the flag ratio is given as 31:44.
Zachary Harden, 10 September 2009
The prefecture flag was adopted on Oct 1st 1972 by Gazette. The emblem is
stylized kanji 石川 Ishikawa and the prefecture form.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 24 March 2015