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image by Kazutaka Nishiura, 26 March 2015
White stylized Katakana character of Ka (カ) of Kagawa on green
field. Green is a colour of prefecture tree olive. Adoption year unknown.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 6 May 1998
According to http://www.pref.kagawa.jp/profile/kensho/, the symbol used on the
flag was adopted on October 1, 1952 during the Showa (Hirohito's posthumous name)
era. A specified color is supposed to be used on the symbol and the flag. In the
case of the flag, the symbol is white and the background is an olive color under the
(2 5G3.1/8.6 Mansell symbol JIS-Z-8721 (by the three attributes of color according
to the law).
Zachary Harden, 13 December 2007
The prefecture emblem and the flag were adopted on Oct 1st 1977 by
Announcement No 295. The green flag has a white prefecture emblem in the center.
The flag represents an image of the prefecture which continues to improve and
grow in blessed nature. The flag proportion is 2:3 and the height of the emblem
is 3/5 height of the flag.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 26 March 2015
image by Kazutaka Nishiura, 9 October 2009
the Kagawa Prefecture Police Flag was adopted on Feb 15th 1982
by Kagawa Police Orders No. 104.
The dark violet flag with gold fringe is charged with a goid sun and rays and its name in gold hoist. The flag proportions are 17:25.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 9 October 2009
image by Jaume Ollé
Before the current prefectural flag, another flag was in semiofficial use
for some time (c. 1975-1977?). Flagmaster reported it in blue but Nozomi
Kariyasu has the information and flag was in fact green (seems to be a shade
of green olive medium).
Jaume Ollé 26 August 2000