Asakuchi, Okayama

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Asakuchi
浅口市
City
Asakuchi city office
Asakuchi city office
Location of Asakuchi in Okayama Prefecture
Location of Asakuchi in Okayama Prefecture
Asakuchi is located in Japan
Asakuchi
Asakuchi
 
Coordinates: 34°31′29″N 133°35′15″E / 34.52472°N 133.58750°E / 34.52472; 133.58750Coordinates: 34°31′29″N 133°35′15″E / 34.52472°N 133.58750°E / 34.52472; 133.58750
Country Japan
Region Chūgoku
San'yō
Prefecture Okayama Prefecture
Government
 • Mayor Yoshihiko Kuriyama (since April 2010)
Area
 • Total 66.46 km2 (25.66 sq mi)
Population (June 30, 2011)
 • Total 36,985
 • Density 556.50/km2 (1,441.3/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Phone number 0865-44-7000
Address 3050 Rokujō-in Naka, Kamogata-machi, Asakuchi-shi, Okayama-ken
Postal 719-0295

Asakuchi (浅口市 Asakuchi-shi?) is a city located in Okayama Prefecture, Japan.

The modern city of Asakuchi was established on March 21, 2006, from the merger of the towns of Kamogata, Konkō and Yorishima (all from Asakuchi District).

As of June 30, 2011, the city has an estimated population of 36,985, with 13,752 households and a population density of 556.50 persons per km². The total area is 66.46 square kilometres (25.66 sq mi).

International relations[edit]

Twin towns — Sister cities[edit]

Asakuchi is twinned with:

External links[edit]