Yamato, Kanagawa

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Special city
大和市 · Yamato
Location of Yamato in Kanagawa
Location of Yamato in Kanagawa
Yamato is located in Japan
Coordinates: 35°29′N 139°27′E / 35.483°N 139.45°E / 35.483; 139.45Coordinates: 35°29′N 139°27′E / 35.483°N 139.45°E / 35.483; 139.45
Country Japan
Region Kantō
Prefecture Kanagawa
 • Mayor Satoru Ōki
 • Total 27.06 km2 (10.45 sq mi)
Population (February 1, 2010)
 • Total 225,866
 • Density 8,320/km2 (21,500/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
- Tree Yamazakura (Prunus jamasakura)
- Flower Nogiku (a group of Asteraceae)
- Bird Azure-winged Magpie
Phone number 046-263-1111
Address 1-1-1 Shimotsuruma, Yamato-shi, Kanagawa-ken
Website City of Yamato

Yamato (大和市 (Yamato-shi?)) is a city in central Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan.

It has been recognized as a special city since 2000.[1]

Geography[change | change source]

Yamato is in the plains of north-central Kanagawa Prefecture.

Nearby cities[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. Jacobs, A.J. "Japan's Evolving Nested Municipal Hierarchy: The Race for Local Power in the 2000s," Urban Studies Research (2011), Table 3; retrieved 2012-12-18.

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