Last modified: 2006-08-12 by phil nelson
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image by Eugene Ipavec, 3 April 2006
Oma city adopted its emblem on 1 October 1951
flag proportion: 2:3
colour of field: dark purplish-blue
colour of emblem: white diameter of emblem: 3/5 flag height, a stylized kanji O 青 in the shape of flying bird in plum shape 梅＝plum.
Source: Oma website
Nozomi Kariyasu, 10 March 2006
The emblem features a stylised kanji O 青 (blue/green) in the shape
of a flying bird arranged on the shape of an ume (梅 "Japanese
plum", /prunus mume/) flower, symbolising active development/growth.
Jonathan Dixon, 1 July 2006