Last modified: 2010-03-06 by phil nelson
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image by Pascal Gross, 5 May 1998
The emblem is a combination of wine red colour stylized Katakana character of Ko (コ) of Kochi and Kanji character of To of Tosa old name of Kochi on wine red colour field. In the emblem circle stands for peace and cooperation and upright sword shape for improvement. Adopted 15 April 1953.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 6 May 1998
Brown flag with two white semicircles and a drop-like shape. 2:3~
Proportions of the flags are given from W. Smith 1980. Interestingly some of the flags there are marked as state flags while this one has no markings. I am not quite sure how to interpret the meaning of missing markings.
Željko Heimer, 16 November 1996
image by Kazutaka Nishiura, 23 October 2009
The city emblem was adopted on Aug 15th 1968 by Notice No 34 but no flag law.
The white flag is charged with red city emblem in the center.
The flag proportions are 2:3
The city emblem is a stylized kanji 高 KO
Nozomi Kariyasu, 23 October 2009