Honjō, Saitama

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Honjō
本庄市
City
Flag of Honjō
Flag
Location of Honjō in Saitama Prefecture
Location of Honjō in Saitama Prefecture
Honjō is located in Japan
Honjō
Honjō
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 36°14′36″N 139°11′25″E / 36.24333°N 139.19028°E / 36.24333; 139.19028Coordinates: 36°14′36″N 139°11′25″E / 36.24333°N 139.19028°E / 36.24333; 139.19028
Country Japan
Region Kanto
Prefecture Saitama Prefecture
Government
 • Mayor Shinge Yoshida (since July 2005)
Area
 • Total 89.71 km2 (34.64 sq mi)
Population (May 1, 2011)
 • Total 81,267
 • Density 905.89/km2 (2,346.2/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Symbols
- Tree Osmanthus
- Flower Oenothera tetraptera (Tsukimiso in Japanese)
Address 3-5-3 Honjo, Honjo-shi, Saitama-ken
367-8501
Phone number 0495-25-1111
Website www.city.honjo.saitama.jp

Honjō (本庄市 Honjō-shi?) is a city in Saitama Prefecture, Japan. The city was founded on July 1, 1954.

As of May 1, 2011, the city has an estimated population of 81,267, with 32,685 households and a population density of 905.89 persons per km². The total area is 89.71 km2 (34.64 sq mi).

On January 10, 2006, the town of Kodama (from Kodama District) was merged into Honjō.

Transportation[edit]

Entertainment[edit]

  • Honjō Circuit, a small motorsports circuit

International relations[edit]

Twin towns — Sister cities[edit]

Honjō is twinned with:

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