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日本語: 日章旗、日本の国旗
العربية: علم اليابان
Български: Знаме на Япония
བོད་ཡིག: རི་པིན། དར་ཆ།
Brezhoneg: Banniel Japan
Bosanski: Zastava Japana
Mìng-dĕ̤ng-ngṳ̄:日本国旗 / Nĭk-buōng guók-gì
Čeština: Japonská vlajka
Cymraeg: Baner Japan
Deutsch: Flagge Japans
English: Flag of Japan (← Wikipedia) - Commons page with Flags of Japan (ratio 2:3)
Esperanto: Flago de Japanio
Suomi: Japanin Lippu
Français : Drapeau du Japon
客家語/Hak-kâ-ngî:日本国旗 / Ngi̍t-pún koet-khì
Taqbaylit : Abandu n Japun
Қазақша: بايراعى جاپونىييا
ភាសាខ្មែរ: ទង់ជាតិជប៉ុន
한국어: 日章旗, 日本의 國旗 / 일장기, 일본의 국기
Latviešu: Japānas karogs
Монгол: Япон төрийн далбаа
Nederlands: Vlag van Japan
Português: Bandeira do Japão
Русский: Флаг Японии (отношение сторон 2:3)
Slovenčina: Vlajka Japonska
Slovenščina: Zastava Japonske
Svenska: Japans flagga
Türkçe: Japon bayrağı
Татарча/tatarça: Япония байрагы / Yaponiya bayrağı
ئۇيغۇرچە / Uyghurche: ياپونىيە دۆلەت بايرىقى
Oʻzbekcha/ўзбекча: Yaponiya bayrogʻi
Tiếng Việt: 日章旗、國旗日本 / Nhật chương kỳ, Quốc kỳ Nhật Bản
Volapük: Stän Yapäna
Vahcuengh:日本国旗 / Nditbonj gozgeiz
Bân-lâm-gú:日章旗、日本国旗 / Ji̍t-chiong-kî, Ji̍t-pún kok-kî
粵語: 日章旗、日本國旗
Source Law Concerning the National Flag and Anthem (1999) (Japanese) (English).
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13 August 1999

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