Japan (1870–1999)

Civil and state flag and ensign of the Empire of Japan (1870–1999) • 日本 • Nippon/Nihon

Japan (1870–1999)

Usage

national flag»main« national flag

FIS

Historic flag no longer in use

Name or nickname

Nisshōki (日章旗 "sun flag") or Hinomaru (日の丸 "sun disc")

adopted

27-JAN-1870

abandoned

12-AUG-1999

Continent

Asia

Region

Eastern Asia

Country

Japan

Division

charge presence: charged
number of colors: bicolor