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Shizuoka (Japan)


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image by Kazutaka Nishiura, 24 March 2015

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Description of the flag

White stylized map of Shizuoka and orange coloured Mt. Fuji inside on blue field. Blue stands for sky and Pacific Ocean and orange for sun light, passion and unity of people. Adopted 1950-08-15.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 6 May 1998

The flag of Shizuoka is a stylized map of the prefecture.
Bruce Ward, 7 June 1996

The prefecture emblem and the flag were adopted on Sep 17th 1968 by Notice No 632. The emblem depicts Mt. Fuji and the prefecture form representing powerful progress and solidarity. The blue flag has white and orange two color prefecture emblem in the center. The blue color stands for Pacific Ocean, boundless expanse of sky and surge and development of the prefecture, the orange color for people's passion, solidarity and bright sunshine. The flag proportion is 2: 3.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 24 March 2015

Sports Association

[Shizuoka Prefectural National Sports Festival Flag (Japan)]
image by Kazutaka Nishiura, 31 Oct 2009

Shizuoka Prefecture uses an orange flag charged with a white Mt. Fuji in canton and its name in kanji 静岡県 ("Shizuoka Prefecture") in black horizontally.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 31 Oct 2009

This flag serves not only as the National Sports Festival (Kokutai) flag, it serves as the main flag of the Shizuoka Sports Association.
Tomislav Šipek, 3 October 2023

Municipal flags of Shizuoka prefecture