Ishioka, Ibaraki

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Ishioka
石岡市
City
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Location of Ishioka in Ibaraki Prefecture
Location of Ishioka in Ibaraki Prefecture
Ishioka is located in Japan
Ishioka
Ishioka
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 36°11′N 140°17′E / 36.183°N 140.283°E / 36.183; 140.283Coordinates: 36°11′N 140°17′E / 36.183°N 140.283°E / 36.183; 140.283
Country Japan
Region Kantō
Prefecture Ibaraki Prefecture
Government
 • Mayor Kenichiro Kubota (since November 2009)
Area
 • Total 215.62 km2 (83.25 sq mi)
Population (February 1, 2012)
 • Total 79,474
 • Density 368.58/km2 (954.6/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Symbols
- Tree Castanopsis
- Flower Lilium
- Bird Skylark
Address 1-1-1 Ishioka, Ishioka-shi, Ibakaki-ken
315-8640
Phone number 0299-23-1111
Website www.city.ishioka.lg.jp
Location of Ishioka in Ibaraki Prefecture

Ishioka (石岡市 Ishioka-shi?) is a city located in Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan. The city was founded on February 11, 1954.

As of February 1, 2011, the city has an estimated population of 79,474, with 29,434 households and a population density of 368.58 persons per km². The total area is 215.62 km².

On October 1, 2005, the town of Yasato (from Niihari District) was merged into Ishioka.

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