Last modified: 2014-09-27 by Zachary Harden
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image by Tomislav Šipek, 17 September 2014
The flag of Yakushima town is white with symbol. The town was founded on 2007
from merger of the towns of Kamiyaku and Yaku.
Tomislav Šipek, 29 March 2013
The town emblem and the flag were adopted on Oct 1st 2007 by Notice No 1 and No 2.
The white flag has a green, a light green and a blue three color town emblem in the center.
The town emblem is a stylized Y of Yakushima.
The green color stands for the earth and Mt. Miyanouradake, the blue color for the Pacific Ocean.
The emblem depicts an island floating in the sea.
It represents an image of the people enveloped with an abundant nature who respects an eternal nature,
and the historic culture and makes a leap forward into the future.
The flag proportion is 2:3. The height of the emblem is 3/5 of the height of the flag.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 14 September 2014
Thanks to Mr. Kariyasu, here are corrected flag.
Tomislav Šipek, 17 September 2014
image by Tomislav Šipek, 16 September 2013
Flag of former town of Kamiyaku was white with mark. The town is now, from
2007, part of town of Yakushima.
Tomislav Šipek, 10 April 2013