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Nagoya [Aichi Prefecture, Japan]

名古屋市

Last modified: 2014-12-27 by Zachary Harden
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[Nagoya]
image by Kazutaka Nishiura, 20 October 2009


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The Flag

The city emblem was adopted on Oct 30th 1907 by the Municipal Notice No 93 but no flag law. The white flag is charged with red city emblem in the center. The flag proportions are 2:3.
The city emblem is kanji 八 HACHI= eight in a circle used by a former local lord Owari Clan the Tokugawas as a simplified family crest which represents Nagoya city is developing with no limits.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 20 October 2009


Chikusa ward / 千種区

[Sano]
image by Tomislav Šipek, 15 December 2014

The flag of the Chikusa ward of Nagoya is white with mark.
Source: http://www.city.nagoya.jp/chikusa/category/73-3-2-0-0-0-0-0-0-0.html
Tomislav Šipek, 15 December 2014

The white flag has a black ward symbol mark in the center with the kanji name in black horizontally at the bottom. The symbol mark is a stylized kanji 千 Chi of Chikusa in a form of a growing tree. It represents the ward blessed with the sun and green trees.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 16 December 2014


Midori ward / 緑区

[Sano]
image by Tomislav Šipek, 15 December 2014

[Sano]
image by Tomislav Šipek, 15 December 2014

The flag of the Midori ward of Nagoya is white with mark. I found blue variant too.
Sources: http://www.narupara.com/bank/archives/000796.html
http://www.city.nagoya.jp/mayor/page/0000012564.html
Tomislav Šipek, 15 December 2014

The ward symbol mark was adopted in Apr 1973. The white flag has a green symbol mark in the center. The symbol mark is a stylized hiragana み Mi of Midori in a form of a tree leaf. It represents the ward’s unlimited growth.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 16 December 2014


Meito ward / 名東区

[Sano]
image by Tomislav Šipek, 15 December 2014

The flag of the Meito ward of Nagoya is white with mark.
Source: http://www.geocities.jp/matuume2003/gm2010.html
Tomislav Šipek, 15 December 2014

The white flag has a light blue ward symbol mark in the center. The symbil mark is a stylized hiragana め Me of Meito. It represents the people’s concord and Nagoya Interchange of the express way.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 16 December 2014


Nishi ward / 西区

[Sano]
image by Tomislav Šipek, 15 December 2014

The flag of the Nishi ward of Nagoya is white with mark.
Source: http://www.city.nagoya.jp/mayor/page/0000007451.html
Tomislav Šipek, 15 December 2014

The white flag has a blue ward symbol mark in the center with the kanji name in blue horizontally at the bottom. The symbol mark is a stylized W of West (Nishi). The five circles symbolize the ward people’s solidarity and the energy to generate rich tomorrow.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 16 December 2014


Naka ward / 中区

[Sano]
image by Tomislav Šipek, 15 December 2014

The flag of the Naka ward of Nagoya is white with mark.
Source: http://goodnews-japan.net/news/blog/2008/04/28/2365
Tomislav Šipek, 15 December 2014

The ward symbol mark was adopted in Nov 1987. The white flag has a blue symbol mark in the center. The symbol mark is a stylized kanji 中 Naka in a form of a flying bird and streets in grid pattern. It represents the developing ward.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 16 December 2014


Showa ward / 昭和区

[Sano]
image by Tomislav Šipek, 15 December 2014

The flag of the Showa ward of Nagoya is white with mark.
Source: http://mizuhira.sblo.jp/category/593507-1.html
Tomislav Šipek, 15 December 2014

The white flag has a blue ward symbol mark in the center and the kanji name in blue horizontally at the bottom. The symbol mark is a stylized S of Showa in a form of a lucky 4-leaf clover. It represents the ward exponential development.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 16 December 2014