Last modified: 2018-03-04 by Zachary Harden
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image by Kazutaka Nishiura, 27 March 2015
White plum flower emblem on light blue field. Plum is a prefecture flower
and the emblem stands for harmony and progress of people. Adopted 10 May 1908.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 6 May 1998
Blue field, white emblem. Proportions 2 : 3.
Jan Oskar Engene, 3 May 1996
The prefecture emblem was adopted on May 10th 1966 by Notice No 342 but there
is no flag law. The prefecture blue flag has a white emblem in the center. The
emblem is stylized hiragana ふく Fuku of Fukuoka in a prefecture flower plum.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 27 March 2015
image by Zachary Harden, 11 September 2009
Another prefectural flag is the flag of Traffic Safety.
The only information I can pull from the text is that it
was adopted in Showa 37 (1962). The flag is a mixture of 7 green and white bars,
with a yellow cross in the middle. It can be seen on the
Zachary Harden, 11 September 2009
image by Zachary Harden, 15 November 2017
Fukuoka uses this symbol on white. The design was made in 1951
by Okabe Hirata and combines the characters "Yen" in Japanese and "F" in English. The three colors represented the three districts of the
Zachary Harden, 15 November 2017