Kuwana, Mie

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Kuwana
桑名市
City
Kiso Three Rivers and Ise Bay from Mount Tado
Kiso Three Rivers and Ise Bay from Mount Tado
Flag of Kuwana
Flag
Official seal of Kuwana
Seal
Location of Kuwana in Mie Prefecture
Location of Kuwana in Mie Prefecture
Kuwana is located in Japan
Kuwana
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 Prefecture
Government
 • Mayor Narutaka Ito
Area
 • Total 136.61 km2 (52.75 sq mi)
Population (October 2017)
 • Total 140,051
 • Density 1,030/km2 (2,700/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
- Tree Flowering Dogwood
- Flower Japanese iris
Phone number 0594-24-1136
Address 2-37 Chūōchō, Kuwana-shi, Mie-ken 511-8601
Website www.city.kuwana.lg.jp

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]

Gallery[change | change source]

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. Nussbaum, "Tōkaidō" at p. 973.

Other websites[change | change source]

Media related to Kuwana, Mie at Wikimedia Commons