Kakuda, Miyagi

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Kakuda
角田市
City
Flag of Kakuda
Flag
Location of Kakuda in Miyagi Prefecture
Location of Kakuda in Miyagi Prefecture
Kakuda is located in Japan
Kakuda
Kakuda
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 37°59′N 140°46′E / 37.983°N 140.767°E / 37.983; 140.767Coordinates: 37°59′N 140°46′E / 37.983°N 140.767°E / 37.983; 140.767
Country Japan
Region Tōhoku
Prefecture Miyagi Prefecture
Government
 • Mayor Seikichi Satō
Area
 • Total 147.58 km2 (56.98 sq mi)
Population (March 1, 2010)
 • Total 31,905
 • Density 216/km2 (560/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Symbols
- Tree Oak tree
- Flower Gentian
Address Miyagi-ken, Kakuda-shi
Kakuda Azadaibō 41
981-1592
Phone number 0224-63-2111
Website http://www.city.kakuda.miyagi.jp/english/

Kakuda (角田市 Kakuda-shi?) is a city located in Miyagi Prefecture, Japan. It was founded on October 1, 1958.

As of 2010, the city has an estimated population of 31,905 and a population density of 216 persons per km². The total area is 147.58 km².

The city's temples include Kōzō-ji.

Sister city[edit]

Kakuda is currently in a sister city relationship with Greenfield, Indiana, United States. Each year, a small group of high school students from Greenfield and Kakuda are chosen to travel to each sister city, respectively, and will stay with a host family for ten days, most expenses paid, thanks to local donations. The sister city program began in 1990 and continues today.

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