Fukushima, Fukushima

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Fukushima
福島市
City
Fukushima City
Fukushima City
Flag of Fukushima
Flag
Location of Fukushima in Fukushima Prefecture
Location of Fukushima in Fukushima Prefecture
Fukushima is located in Japan
Fukushima
Fukushima
 
Coordinates: 37°46′N 140°28′E / 37.767°N 140.467°E / 37.767; 140.467Coordinates: 37°46′N 140°28′E / 37.767°N 140.467°E / 37.767; 140.467
Country Japan
Region Tōhoku
Prefecture Fukushima Prefecture
Government
 • Mayor Hiroshi Kohata
Area
 • Total 746.43 km2 (288.20 sq mi)
Elevation 67 m (220 ft)
Population (May 1, 2011[1])
 • Total 290,064
 • Density 390/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
- Tree Zelkova serrata[2]
- Flower Peach[2]
- Bird Great tit[2]
Phone number 024-535-1111
Address 3-1 Gorōuchimachi, Fukushima-shi, Fukushima-ken
960–8601
Website City of Fukushima

Fukushima is a city in northern Japan. It is the capital of Fukushima Prefecture. The city of Iino was merged into the city of Fukushima on 1 July 2008.

Geography[change | change source]

The Abukuma River flows through the city.

References[change | change source]

  1. 市町村別人口動態(平成23年3月1日~平成23年4月30日) [Individual City Population Movements (1 March 2011 - 30 April 2011)] (XLS) (in Japanese). Fukushima City. Retrieved 31 May 2012. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Fukushima Tourist Office Information Pamphlet - "A Letter from Fukushima."

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