Katō, Hyōgo

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Katō
加東市
City
Flag of Katō
Flag
Location of Katō in
Location of Katō in
Katō is located in Japan
Katō
Katō
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 34°55′N 134°58′E / 34.917°N 134.967°E / 34.917; 134.967Coordinates: 34°55′N 134°58′E / 34.917°N 134.967°E / 34.917; 134.967
Country Japan
Region Kansai
Prefecture Hyōgo Prefecture
Government
 • Mayor Masayoshi Yasuda (since April 2010)
Area
 • Total 157.49 km2 (60.81 sq mi)
Population (February 1, 2012)
 • Total 40,194
 • Density 260/km2 (660/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Symbols
- Tree Cherry blossom
- Flower Cosmos
Address 50 Yashiro, Kato-shi, Hyogo-ken
673-1493
Phone number 0795-42-3301
Website www.city.kato.lg.jp

Katō (加東市 Katō-shi?) is a city in Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan.

The modern city of Katō was established on March 20, 2006 from the merger of the former towns of Takino, Tōjō and Yashiro (all from Katō District).

As of February 1, 2012, the city has an estimated population of 40,194, with 14,865 households and a population density of 255.22 persons per km². The total area is 157.49 square kilometres (60.81 sq mi).

International relations[edit]

Twin towns – Sister cities[edit]

Katō is twinned with:

References[edit]

External links[edit]