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Hyogo (Japan)

Hyōgo, 兵庫県

Last modified: 2015-04-27 by zoltán horváth
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[Hyōgo]
image by Kazutaka Nishiura, 26 March 2015


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Description of the flag

White stylized Kanji character of Hyo of Hyogo in wavy shape on blue field. White stands for brightness and honesty and blue for Japan sea and Setouchi sea. Adopted 10 June 1964.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 6 May 1998

Blue field, white emblem. Proportions 2:3.
Jan Oskar Engene, 3 May 1996

The prefecture flag was adopted on June 10th 1964 by Notice No 542. The flag proportion is 7: 10.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 26 March 2015


Emblem

[Hyōgo]
image by Kazutaka Nishiura, 26 March 2015

The prefecture emblem was adopted on Feb 10th 1921 by Notice No 81. The emblem is stylized kanji 兵 Hyo of Hyogo and is not used in the flag.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 26 March 2015


Fishery Inspection Vessel Ensign

[Miyagi]
image by Kazutaka Nishiura, 17 April 2015

Hyogo Prefecture Fishery Inspection Vessel Ensign was adopted on Dec 27th 1958 by Notice No 891 which is white ensign charged with blue logo mark of stylized kanji mizu 水 and the prefecture emblem of stylized kanji 兵 Hyo of Hyogo in red in the center. Fishery Inspection Vessel Ensign has right hoist.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 16 April 2015

Former Ensign:
[Miyagi]
image by Kazutaka Nishiura, 17 April 2015

The former Hyogo Prefecture Fishery Inspection Vessel Ensign was adopted on May 25th 1953 by Notice No 224. According to the construction sheet, the ensign had the prefecture emblem with white fimbriation. The former Ensign has right hoist.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 16 April 2015


Municipal flags of Hyōgo prefecture