|• Mayor||Akira Muratsubaki|
|• Total||200.6 km2 (77.5 sq mi)|
(October 1, 2020)
|• Density||202.1/km2 (523/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+09:00 (JST)|
|Address||1-10-1 Shakadō, Uozu-shi, Toyama-ken|
Uozu (魚津市, Uozu-shi) is a city in Toyama Prefecture, Japan.
History[change | change source]
Uozu developed as a castle town.
In 1582, the forces of Oda Nobunaga forced the Uesugi clan to give up control of Uozu Castle.
In 1918, riots started in Uozo because of increases in rice prices.
In 1956, a great fire ravished many buildings in Uozu.
Geography[change | change source]
Several rivers run through Uozu—the Fuse River, the Katakai River, the Kado River, and the Hayatsuki River.
Gold was discovered in the mountains of near Uozu.
Surrounding municipalities[change | change source]
Demography[change | change source]
According to Japanese census data,
References[change | change source]
- ↑ Lewis, Michael. (2000). Becoming Apart: National Power and Local Politics in Toyama, 1868-1945, p. 46.
- ↑ Lewis, Becoming Apart, p. 259; Lewis, Michael. (1990). Rioters and Citizens: Mass Protest in Imperial Japan, p. 50.
- ↑ Uozu population statistics