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Kobe City [Hyōgo prefecture - Japan]

神戸市

Last modified: 2014-09-13 by Zachary Harden
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[flag of Kobe]
image by Kazutaka Nishiura, 31 October 2009


See also:

City Flag

The city flag was adopted on Jun 1st 1970 by the City Notice No 29-2.
It is a green flag charged with white city emblem in the center. The flag proportions are 2:3.
The city emblem is a stylized old kana カ (KA), depicted as two fans.
Originally Kobe was called "port of fans." The two ports of Hyogo and Kobe looked like displayed fans.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 31 October 2009


Alternate City Flag

[alternate flag of Kobe]
image by Kazutaka Nishiura, 31 October 2009

The city variant flag was also adopted on June 1st 1970 which is white flag charged with red city emblem in the center.
The flag proportions are 2:3
Nozomi Kariyasu, 31 October 2009


Uozaki

[flag of Mitake]
image by Tomislav Šipek, 04 April 2014

The flag of the former town of Uozaki was blue with mark. The town is now, from 1950, part of the city of Kobe.
Source: http://www.city.kobe.lg.jp/ward/kuyakusho/higashinada/oshirase/keijiban/uozaki-kyoutei.html
Interesting, still can be found the old flag in use.
Tomislav Šipek, 04 April 2014