|• Mayor||Hiroshi Kameyama|
|• Total||555.36 km2 (214.43 sq mi)|
|Population (January 1, 2010)|
|• Density||295.83/km2 (766.2/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)|
|- Tree||Japanese Black Pine|
(The City Hall has been moved from Hiyorigaoka to Kokucho, in front of JR Ishinomaki Station, dated March 23, 2010.)
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. http://www2.ttcn.ne.jp/honkawa/4364.html. Retrieved 2011-10-13.