Last modified: 2009-11-27 by phil nelson
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image by Kazutaka Nishiura, 21 October 2009
The city emblem was adopted on March 4th 1908 by the Municipal Notice No 10 but there is no flag law.
A green flag charged with white city emblem in the center. The flag proportions are 2:3.
The port symbol anchor and kanji v GO=five in the center represent Niigata is one of five open ports appointed by Trade Treaty in 1858 (Ansei 5).
The Niigata's symbol, a snow ctystal, is surrounded
by the anchor.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 21 October 2009