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Mimasaka, Okayama
Mimasaka

Main street in Ohara Mimasaka
Main street in Ohara Mimasaka
Flag of Mimasaka
Flag
Location of Mimasaka in Okayama Prefecture
Location of Mimasaka in Okayama Prefecture
Mimasaka is located in Japan
Mimasaka
Mimasaka
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 35°0?31?N 134°8?55?E / 35.00861°N 134.14861°E / 35.00861; 134.14861Coordinates: 35°0?31?N 134°8?55?E / 35.00861°N 134.14861°E / 35.00861; 134.14861
CountryJapan
RegionCh?goku (San'y?)
PrefectureOkayama Prefecture
Government
 o MayorSeiji Hagiwara <?> (from March 2014)
Area
 o Total429.19 km2 (165.71 sq mi)
Population
(March 31, 2017)
 o Total28,502
 o Density66/km2 (170/sq mi)
Symbols
 o TreePrunus mume
 o FlowerErythronium japonicum
Time zoneUTC+9 (JST)
City hall address38-2 Sakaemachi, Mimasaka-shi, Okayama-ken
707-8501
Websitewww.city.mimasaka.lg.jp
Mimasaka city hall

Mimasaka (, Mimasaka-shi) is a city located in Okayama Prefecture, Japan.

As of March 31, 2017, the city has an estimated population of 28,502 (34,338 in 2004) and a population density of 66 persons per km².[1] The total area is 429.19 km².

History

The 16th century village Miyamoto, considered the birthplace of Miyamoto Musashi, is part of present-day Mimasaka.

The modern city of Mimasaka was founded on March 31, 2005 by the merger of the former town of Mimasaka, absorbing the towns of Aida, ?hara and Sakut?, the village Higashiawakura (all from Aida District), and the town of Katsuta (from Katsuta District).

Geography

Adjoining municipalities

Transport

Railways

Road

Sister and Friendship cities

Notable places and events

Notable people from Mimasaka

References

  1. ^ "Official website of Mimasaka city" (in Japanese). Japan: Mimasaka City. Retrieved 2017.

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