|Flag of Japan|
|Adopted||August 13, 1999 |
|Designed by||(unknown) |
The flag of Japan has a white background with a large red circle in the center of the flag.
- Red Circle: Sun, Rising Sun/真美癖足り区ねうさがすはえみす
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.
- The Red Circle
- 赤い円 (Akai en)