Fukushima, Fukushima

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Fukushima

福島市
Fukushima City
Fukushima City
Flag of Fukushima
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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
CountryJapan
RegionTōhoku
PrefectureFukushima Prefecture
Government
 • MayorHiroshi Kohata
Area
 • Total746.43 km2 (288.20 sq mi)
Elevation
67 m (220 ft)
Population
(May 1, 2011[1])
 • Total290,064
 • Density390/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+9 (Japan Standard Time)
- TreeZelkova serrata[2]
- FlowerPeach[2]
- BirdGreat tit[2]
Phone number024-535-1111
Address3-1 Gorōuchimachi, Fukushima-shi, Fukushima-ken
960–8601
WebsiteCity 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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