Kinokawa, Wakayama

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Kinokawa
紀の川市
City
Kokawa Temple, as known sightseeing spot in Kinokawa
Kokawa Temple, as known sightseeing spot in Kinokawa
Location of Kinokawa in Wakayama Prefecture
Location of Kinokawa in Wakayama Prefecture
Kinokawa is located in Japan
Kinokawa
Kinokawa
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 34°15′59″N 135°21′55″E / 34.26639°N 135.36528°E / 34.26639; 135.36528Coordinates: 34°15′59″N 135°21′55″E / 34.26639°N 135.36528°E / 34.26639; 135.36528
Country Japan
Region Kansai
Prefecture Wakayama Prefecture
Government
 • Mayor Shinji Nakamura (since November 2005)
Area
 • Total 228.24 km2 (88.12 sq mi)
Population (April 30, 2011)
 • Total 67,835
 • Density 297.21/km2 (769.8/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Symbols
- Tree Osmanthus
- Flower Peach
- Bird Cettia diphone
Address Nishi-Oi 338, Kinokawa City, Wakayama Prefecture (和歌山県紀の川市西大井338番地)
649-6492
Phone number 81(0)736-77-2511

Kinokawa (紀の川市 Kinokawa-shi?) is a city located in Wakayama Prefecture, Japan.

As of April 30, 2011, the city has an estimated population of 67,835, with 25,607 households and a population density of 297.21 persons per km². The total area is 228.24 km².

The modern city of Kinokawa was established on November 11, 2005, from the merger of the towns of Kishigawa, Kokawa, Momoyama, Naga and Uchita (all from Naga District).

Kokawa Temple (Kokawa-ji) is famous for sightseeing site in Kinokawa.[citation needed]

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