Katsuyama, Fukui

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Katsuyama
勝山市
City
Katsuyama Segicho Festival on every February
Katsuyama Segicho Festival on every February
Flag of Katsuyama
Flag
Location of Katsuyama in Fukui Prefecture
Location of Katsuyama in Fukui Prefecture
Katsuyama is located in Japan
Katsuyama
Katsuyama
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 36°4′N 136°30′E / 36.067°N 136.500°E / 36.067; 136.500Coordinates: 36°4′N 136°30′E / 36.067°N 136.500°E / 36.067; 136.500
Country Japan
Region Chūbu (Hokuriku)
Prefecture Fukui Prefecture
Government
 • Mayor Masahiro Yamagishi
Area
 • Total 253.68 km2 (97.95 sq mi)
Population (February 29, 2012)
 • Total 25,873
 • Density 101.99/km2 (264.2/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Symbols
- Tree Japanese Cedar
- Flower Satsuki Azalea
Address 1-1-1 Motomachi, Katsuyama-shi, Fukui-ken
911-8501
Phone number 0779-88-1111
Website City of Katsuyama

Katsuyama (勝山市 Katsuyama-shi?) is a city located in Fukui Prefecture, Japan. The city was founded on September 1, 1954.

As of February 29, 2012, the city has an estimated population of 25,873, with 8,220 households and a population density of 101.99 persons per km². The total area is 253.68 km².

Katsuyama was the ninth-best ranking city in a ranking that compared health and sanitation in cities around the world published in April 2007.[1]

Katsuyama Castle Museum
Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum

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