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Japan Flag and Description

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DESCRIPTION

The Japan flag was officially adopted on January 26, 1870.

The centered sun symbol (called Hinomaru) has been an important part of Japan's flag for thousands of years. The white field is symbolic of honesty and purity.

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This page was last updated on June 16, 2020.