Higashimatsuyama, Saitama

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Flag of Higashimatsuyama
Location of Higashimatsuyama in Saitama Prefecture
Location of Higashimatsuyama in Saitama Prefecture
Higashimatsuyama is located in Japan
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 36°3′N 139°24′E / 36.050°N 139.400°E / 36.050; 139.400Coordinates: 36°3′N 139°24′E / 36.050°N 139.400°E / 36.050; 139.400
Country Japan
Region Kantō
Prefecture Saitama Prefecture
 • Mayor Koichi Morita (since August 2010)
 • Total 65.33 km2 (25.22 sq mi)
Population (April 1, 2011)
 • Total 89,647
 • Density 1,372.22/km2 (3,554.0/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
- Tree Pinus
- Flower Paeonia suffruticosa
Website www.city.higashimatsuyama.lg.jp

Higashimatsuyama (東松山市 Higashimatsuyama-shi?, literally "East Pine-Tree Mountain") is a city located in Saitama Prefecture, Japan. The city was founded on July 1, 1954.

As of April 1, 2011, the city has an estimated population of 89,647, with 35,720 households and a population density of 1,372.22 persons per km². The total area is 65.33 km2 (25.22 sq mi).

The city is served by Takasaka and Higashi-Matsuyama Stations on the Tōbu Tōjō Line, providing a direct rail service to Ikebukuro in Tokyo.

In 1967, the Maruki Gallery for the Hiroshima Panels, was established in Higashi-Matsuyama.

International relations[edit]

Twin towns — Sister cities[edit]

Higashimatsuyama has been twinned with the city of Nijmegen in the Netherlands since 1996.[1]


  1. ^ Information of Higashimatsuyama City Retrieved 7 November 2012.

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