Kan'onji, Kagawa

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Kan'onji
観音寺市
City
Kan'onji City
Sand Coin Effigy (Zenigata Sazo) in Kotohiki Park
Sand Coin Effigy (Zenigata Sazo) in Kotohiki Park
Location of Kan'onji in Kagawa Prefecture
Location of Kan'onji in Kagawa Prefecture
Kan'onji is located in Japan
Kan'onji
Kan'onji
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 34°05′46″N 133°41′07″E / 34.09611°N 133.68528°E / 34.09611; 133.68528Coordinates: 34°05′46″N 133°41′07″E / 34.09611°N 133.68528°E / 34.09611; 133.68528
Country Japan
Region Shikoku
Prefecture Kagawa Prefecture
Government
 • Mayor Seiji Shirakawa (since November 2005, and before merger with former Kan'onji mayor since July 1995)
Area
 • Total 117.47 km2 (45.36 sq mi)
Population (May 1, 2011)
 • Total 63,721
 • Density 542.44/km2 (1,404.9/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Address Sakamoto-cho 1-1-1, Kan'onji City, Kagawa Prefecture (香川県観音寺市坂本町1丁目1番1号)
768-8601
Phone number 81-(0)875-23-3900

Kan'onji (観音寺市 Kan'onji-shi?) is a city located in Kagawa Prefecture, Japan.

As of May 1, 2011, the city has an estimated population of 63,721, with 23,480 households and a population density of 542.44 persons per km². The total area is 117.45 km².

The modern city of Kan'onji was established on October 11, 2005, from the merger of the towns of Ōnohara and Toyohama (both from Mitoyo District).

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