Uji

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Uji
宇治市
Byōdō-in, a World Heritage Site
Flag of Uji
Official seal of Uji
Location of Uji in Kyoto Prefecture
Location of Uji in Kyoto Prefecture
Uji is located in Japan
Uji
Uji
 
Coordinates: 34°53′4″N 135°47′59″E / 34.88444°N 135.79972°E / 34.88444; 135.79972Coordinates: 34°53′4″N 135°47′59″E / 34.88444°N 135.79972°E / 34.88444; 135.79972
CountryJapan
RegionKansai
PrefectureKyoto Prefecture
First official recordedearly 5th century
City SettledMarch 1, 1951
Government
 • MayorTadashi Yamamoto
Area
 • Total67.54 km2 (26.08 sq mi)
Population
 (October 1, 2015)
 • Total184,726
 • Estimate 
(2017)
182,921
 • Density2,700/km2 (7,100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+9 (Japan Standard Time)
TreeAcer
FlowerKerria japonica
BirdAlcedo atthis
Phone number0774-22-3141
Address33 Uji Biwa, Uji-shi, Kyōto-fu
611-8501
Websitewww.city.uji.kyoto.jp
Historical population
YearPop.±%
192016,807—    
193021,355+27.1%
194027,748+29.9%
195038,231+37.8%
196047,336+23.8%
1970103,497+118.6%
1980152,692+47.5%
1990177,010+15.9%
2000189,112+6.8%
2010189,609+0.3%
2015184,726−2.6%
Source: [1]

UjiJapanese: 宇治市)is a city in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan.