Kuwana, Mie

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Kuwana

桑名市
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
CountryJapan
RegionKansai
PrefectureMie Prefecture
Government
 • MayorNarutaka Ito
Area
 • Total136.61 km2 (52.75 sq mi)
Population
(October 2017)
 • Total140,051
 • Density1,030/km2 (2,700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+9 (Japan Standard Time)
- TreeFlowering Dogwood
- FlowerJapanese iris
Phone number0594-24-1136
Address2-37 Chūōchō, Kuwana-shi, Mie-ken 511-8601
Websitewww.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]

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References[change | change source]

  1. Nussbaum, "Tōkaidō" at p. 973.

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