Last modified: 2009-11-27 by phil nelson
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image by Kazutaka Nishiura, 23 October 2009
The city flag was adopted on November 3rd 1964. The white flag charged with the city emblem and a snow crystal. The flag proportion's proportion is 2:3
The yellowish green represents a lively green forest and green bud lays the rich crops. The light blue stands for the clear high sky and the endless unknown world, the white for snow.
The six sides of hexagon symbolizes the six items of the citizen's Charter.
The circle inside represents kanji 札 Sa and katakana ロ simultaneously.
The central star represents Northern represents will and katakana ホ HO is associated with the
Nozomi Kariyasu, 23 October 2009