Gosen, Niigata

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Gosen
五泉市
City
Flag of Gosen
Flag
Location of Gosen in Niigata Prefecture
Location of Gosen in Niigata Prefecture
Gosen is located in Japan
Gosen
Gosen
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 37°45′N 139°11′E / 37.750°N 139.183°E / 37.750; 139.183Coordinates: 37°45′N 139°11′E / 37.750°N 139.183°E / 37.750; 139.183
Country Japan
Region Chūbu (Kōshin'etsu) (Hokuriku)
Prefecture Niigata Prefecture
Government
 • Mayor Katsumi Itoh (since February 2010)
Area
 • Total 351.87 km2 (135.86 sq mi)
Population (February 1, 2012)
 • Total 55,304
 • Density 157.17/km2 (407.1/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Symbols
- Tree Cherry blossom
- Flower Paeonia suffruticosa
Address 1094-1 Ota, Gosen-shi, Niigata-ken
959-1692
Phone number 0250-43-3911
Website www.city.gosen.niigata.jp

Gosen (五泉市 Gosen-shi?) is a city located in Niigata Prefecture, Japan. The city was founded on November 3, 1954.

As of February 2012, the city has an estimated population of 55,304, with 18,399 households and a population density of 157.17 persons per km². The total area is 351.87 km².

On January 1, 2006, the town of Muramatsu (from Nakakanbara District) was merged into Gosen.

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