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image by Pascal Gross, 5 May 1998
Sixteen red ornamental beads on white field. Saitama means ornamental bead and 16 beads in circle represent sun, development and strength. White stands for purity and friendship. Adopted 1 September 1964.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 6 May 1998
White flag with red circular emblem consisting of 16 drops (or half ying-yangs, if you wish). Proportions 2:3.
This flag is in Smith 1980 marked as civil and state flag on land.
Željko Heimer, 8 December 1996