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Saga (Japan)


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image by Kazutaka Nishiura, 27 March 2015

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Description of the flag

White camphor tree flower with red stamen on dark green colour field. Camphor tree is the prefecture tree. White stands for sincerity and passion, dark green for hope and peace. Adopted 11 December 1968.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 6 May 1998

Green flag with white flower with six petals and orange <what?>. Proportions 2:3.
This flag is in Smith 1980 marked as civil and state flag on land.
Željko Heimer, 8 December 1996

The prefecture flag was adopted on Dec 11th 1968 by Notice No 450. The flag proportion is 2: 3. and the height of the emblem is 5/7 height of the flag.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 27 March 2015


image by Nozomi Kariyasu, 27 March 2015

The prefecture emblem was adopted on Apr 1st 1936 by Notice No 192. The emblem is stylized three katakana カ Ka=Saga in a form of the peoples taking hands to make a circle which symbolizes spirit of cooperation.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 27 March 2015

Saga Prefecture symbol mark

image by Tomislav Šipek, 24 September 2013

Alternative flag of Saga Prefecture is green with mark.
Tomislav Šipek, 17 May 2013

This is not alternative prefecture flag but Saga prefecture symbol mark adopted on June 1st 1992 by Notice No 299. They have only one official prefecture flag.
The green symbol mark represents Saga and the sea. The green color stands for Saga’s plain field, energy and prosperous future. The center circle symbolizes abundance and development.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 28 March 2015

Fishery Inspection Vessel Ensign

image by Kazutaka Nishiura, 01 April 2015

Saga Prefecture Fishery Inspection Vessel ensign was adopted on Nov 30th 1951 by Notice No 662. The white ensign has blue logo mark of stylized kanji 水 Mizu = water on red horizontal stripe in the center.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 01 April 2015

Prefecture Police

Police flag
[Karatsu city flag]
image by Kazutaka Nishiura, 10 October 2009

Fringed flag
[Karatsu city flag]
image by Kazutaka Nishiura, 10 October 2009

The Saga Prefecture Police flag was adopted on Jan 1st 1984 by Saga Prefecture Police Headquarters Orders No 1.
The purple flag has gold fringe charged with a gold sun and rays surrounded by prefecture flower, a white camphor flower, its name in white bottom.
The flag proportions are 17:25
Nozomi Kariyasu, 10 October 2009

Municipalities of Saga Prefecture