Last modified: 2006-10-14 by phil nelson
Keywords: shizuokai | shimada | katakana: ma | kanji: da |
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by Eugene Ipavec 12 January 2006
Shimada city adopted its emblem on 23 October 1915; adoption date of flag: 26 October 1957
Flag proportion: 2:3
colour of field: dark green
colour of emblem: white; diameter of emblem: 3/5 flag height; four katakana Ma マ and kanji Da 田
Source: Yaizu website
(link in Japanese)
Nozomi Kariyasu, 1 January 2006
Shimada is written shima 島 (island), da 田 (rice field). The emblem represents this name, as 4 (shi) katakana ma マ are combined into a star shap signifying an island, with the kanji da forming a circle around it.
The dark green is given as "Mansel 5G3/4".
(links in Japanese)
Jonathan Dixon, 1 February 2006