Clockwise from top: View of Mount Kinka from Ojika Peninsula, Makiyama Iris Park, Tashirojima, Ojika Whale Park, Sasa-kamaboko, Ishinomaki Saint John the Apostle Orthodox Church, Mount Hiyori
Location of Ishinomaki in Miyagi Prefecture
|• Mayor||Hiroshi Kameyama|
|• Total||554.58 km2 (214.12 sq mi)|
|Population (May 31, 2017)|
|• Density||269/km2 (700/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+9 (Japan Standard Time)|
|- Tree||Japanese Black Pine|
|Address||14-1 Kokucho, Ishinomaki-shi, Miyagi-ken 986-8501|
As of January 1, 2010, about 164,294 people lived there. That was 295.83 people per km². The total area is 555.35 km².
Ishinomaki was one the cities most seriously affected by the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami. Between 1 March and 31 August 2011, many people left Ishinomaki. 6,500 fewer people, or 4%, lived there.
References[change | change source]
- Satellite Photos of Japan Before and After the Quake and Tsunami New York Times, 13 March 2011
- Kyodo News, "Death toll may surpass 10,000 in Miyagi", Japan Times, 14 March 2011, p. 1.
- "図録▽東日本大震災被災市町村の被災後の人口変化 (Population Changes by Locality after the Great Eastern Japan Earthquake Disaster: Illustrated)". Honkawa Data Tribune. Retrieved 2011-10-13.