Kami-Amakusa, Kumamoto

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Kami-Amakusa
上天草市
City
Kami-Amakusa City hall
Kami-Amakusa City hall
Location of Kami-Amakusa in Kumamoto Prefecture
Location of Kami-Amakusa in Kumamoto Prefecture
Kami-Amakusa is located in Japan
Kami-Amakusa
Kami-Amakusa
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 32°30′N 130°25′E / 32.500°N 130.417°E / 32.500; 130.417Coordinates: 32°30′N 130°25′E / 32.500°N 130.417°E / 32.500; 130.417
Country Japan
Region Kyushu
Prefecture Kumamoto Prefecture
Area
 • Total 126.06 km2 (48.67 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 35,314
 • Density 280/km2 (730/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Website City of Kami-Amakusa

Kami-Amakusa (上天草市 Kami-amakusa-shi?) is a city located in Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan.

The modern city of Kami-Amakusa was established on March 31, 2004, from the merger of the towns of Himedo, Matsushima, Ōyano and Ryūgatake (all from Amakusa District).

As of 2005, the city has an estimated population of 35,314 and a population density of 280 persons per km². The total area is 126.06 km².

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