Kinokawa, Wakayama

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Kinokawa
紀の川市
City
Kokawa Temple
Location of Kinokawa in Wakayama
Kinokawa, Wakayama is located in Japan
Kinokawa
 
Coordinates: 34°15′59″N 135°21′55″E / 34.26639°N 135.36528°E / 34.26639; 135.36528Coordinates: 34°15′59″N 135°21′55″E / 34.26639°N 135.36528°E / 34.26639; 135.36528
Country Japan
Region Kinki
Prefecture Wakayama
Government
 • Mayor Shinji Nakamura (since November 2005)
Area
 • Total 228.24 km2 (88.12 sq mi)
Population (April 30, 2011)
 • Total 67,835
 • Density 297.21/km2 (769.8/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
- Tree Osmanthus
- Flower Peach
- Bird Cettia diphone
Phone number 81(0)736-77-2511
Address Nishi-Oi 338, Kinokawa City, Wakayama Prefecture (和歌山県紀の川市西大井338番地)
649-6492

Kinokawa (紀の川市 Kinokawa-shi?) is a city in Wakayama Prefecture, Japan.

The city was founded on November 11, 2005. The towns of Kishigawa, Kokawa, Momoyama, Naga and Uchita all combined to form the city.

Kokawa Temple (Kokawa-ji) is a popular sightseeing spot in Kinokawa.

Tama the stationmaster cat[change | edit source]

Tama, wearing her stationmaster's hat

Kishi Station in the city has a cat as the stationmaster named Tama. Tama is a calico cat.

People from Kinokawa city[change | edit source]

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