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image by Tomislav Šipek, 31 October 2013
The flag of the town of Ochi is blue with mark.
Tomislav Šipek, 31 October 2013
In the centre of the town is the confluence of the Nioyodo, Sakaori and
Yanase Rivers. Until the start of the Edo period, the location was known as Mio
(三尾 三尾 - three tails) village, as the rivers looked like three tails.
The emblem shows three katakana ヲ (ヲ transcribed /wo/, but used for the particle pronouned /o/) joined together. It shows "a town with progressive movement at the confluence of three rivers" and is a symbol of the town's progress and improvement.
Jonathan Dixon, 31 October 2013
The adoption date of the town emblem is unknown.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 21 September 2014
The town emblem was adopted in 1954.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 31 December 2014