Kakogawa, Hyōgo

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Kakogawa
加古川市
Special city
Flag of Kakogawa
Flag
Location of Kakogawa in Hyōgo
Location of Kakogawa in Hyōgo
Kakogawa is located in Japan
Kakogawa
Kakogawa
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 34°45′N 134°50′E / 34.750°N 134.833°E / 34.750; 134.833Coordinates: 34°45′N 134°50′E / 34.750°N 134.833°E / 34.750; 134.833
Country Japan
Region Kansai
Prefecture Hyōgo
Government
 • Mayor OKADA, Yasuhiro
Area
 • Total 138.51 km2 (53.48 sq mi)
Population (March 2010)
 • Total 268,565
 • Density 1,940/km2 (5,000/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Symbols
- Tree Japanese Black Pine
- Flower Azalea
Address 2000 Kakogawachō Kitazaike, Kakogawa-shi Hyōgo-ken
675-8501
Phone number 079-421-2000
Website City of Kakogawa

Kakogawa (加古川市 Kakogawa-shi?) is a city located in Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan. The city was founded on June 15, 1950.

As of 2010, the city has an estimated population of 268,565 and a population density of 1,940 persons per km². The total area is 138.51 km².

The city currently has a sister city relationship with Maringá, in Brazil, and Waitakere City, in New Zealand.

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Special Dishes[edit]

Katsumeshi is a speciality of Kakogawa. The dish is essentially a beef cutlet served on top of plate of rice with demi-glace sauce. It is a must-try if you are in the area.

Famous people[edit]

Tomonori Jinnai

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