Kuwana, Mie

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Kuwana
桑名市
City
Kuwana
Location of Kuwana in Mie
Kuwana, Mie is located in Japan
Kuwana
 
Coordinates: 35°4′N 136°41′E / 35.067°N 136.683°E / 35.067; 136.683Coordinates: 35°4′N 136°41′E / 35.067°N 136.683°E / 35.067; 136.683
Country Japan
Region Kansai
Prefecture Mie
Government
 • Mayor Gen Mizutani
Area
 • Total 136.61 km2 (52.75 sq mi)
Population (April 2008)
 • Total 140,798
 • Density 1,030/km2 (2,700/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Phone number 0594-24-1136
Address 2-37, Chūōchō, Kuwana-shi, Mie-ken
511-8601

Kuwana (桑名市 Kuwana-shi?) is a Japanese city in Mie Prefecture on the island of Honshū.

History[change | change source]

In the Edo period, Kuwana-juku was 42nd of the 53 shogunate-maintained waystations (shuku-eki) along the Tōkaidō road which connected Edo and Kyoto.[1]

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References[change | change source]

  1. Nussbaum, "Tōkaidō" at p. 973.

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