Flag of Japan
Adopted August 13, 1999 [1]
Designed by (unknown) [2]
Proportions 2:3

The flag of Japan has a white background with a large red circle in the center of the flag.


  • Red Circle: Sun, Rising Sun


The design was taken from an ancient design, the designer of which is currently unknown.

The previous 1872 flag was in the proportions of 7:10, and the red circle was placed a very small length closer to the hoist.

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