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|— Special city —|
|• Mayor||Masanobu Miyajima (since February 2003)|
|• Total||212.41 km2 (82.01 sq mi)|
|Population (May 1, 2011)|
|• Density||929.99/km2 (2,408.7/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)|
|- Bird||Common Kingfisher|
|Address||2-17-1 Aioi, Kofu-shi, Yamanashi-ken
|Website||City of Kōfu|
Special places [change]
People from Kōfu [change]
- Hidetoshi Nakata, football player who last played with Bolton Wanderers in the Premier League. He retired following World Cup 2006.
- Naoko Takeuchi, Creator of Sailor Moon and other comics.
Sister cities [change]
- Cheongju, South Korea
- Chengdu, China
- Des Moines, Iowa, USA
- Lodi, California, USA
- Pau, France, France
- Yamatokoriyama, Nara, Japan
- Jacobs, A.J. "Japan's Evolving Nested Municipal Hierarchy: The Race for Local Power in the 2000s," Urban Studies Research (2011), Table 3; retrieved 2012-12-18.
- "Consolidation of Local Governments in Japan and Effects on Sister City Relationships," Consulate General of Japan, San Francisco
Other websites [change]