Hakusan, Ishikawa

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Hakusan
白山市
City
Flag of Hakusan
Flag
Location of Hakusan in Ishikawa Prefecture
Location of Hakusan in Ishikawa Prefecture
Hakusan is located in Japan
Hakusan
Hakusan
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 36°31′N 136°34′E / 36.517°N 136.567°E / 36.517; 136.567Coordinates: 36°31′N 136°34′E / 36.517°N 136.567°E / 36.517; 136.567
Country Japan
Region Chūbu (Hokuriku)
Prefecture Ishikawa Prefecture
Government
 • Mayor Mitsuo Kado
Area
 • Total 755.17 km2 (291.57 sq mi)
Population (April 2008)
 • Total 110,654
 • Density 147/km2 (380/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Symbols
- Tree Japanese Beech
- Flower Morning glory
- Bird Japanese Bush-warbler
Address 2-1 Kuramitsu, Hakusan-shi, Ishikawa-ken
924-8688
Phone number 076-276-1111
Website Hakusan City
City office.

Hakusan (白山市 Hakusan-shi?) is a city located in Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan.

The modern city of Hakusan was established on February 1, 2005, from the merger of the city of Mattō, and the towns of Mikawa and Tsurugi, and the villages Kawachi, Oguchi, Shiramine, Torigoe and Yoshinodani (all from Ishikawa District).

As of April 1, 2008 population data, the city has an estimated population of 110,654 and a population density of 147 persons per km². The total area is 755.17 km².

Kōji Omote, a popular and successful mixed martial arts fighter, lives and trains in Hakusan.

Economy[edit]

Eizo and its subsidiary, Irem, have their headquarters in Hakusan.[1][2]

Tedorigawa sake is produced in Hakusan.

Points of interest[edit]

Sister cities[edit]

Hakusan's sister cities include:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Corporate Information." Eizo. Retrieved on October 20, 2009.
  2. ^ "About Irem." Irem. Retrieved on October 20, 2009.

External links[edit]

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