Kitamoto, Saitama

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Kitamoto
北本市
City
Top left: Ishidokaba Cherry blossom in Toko Temple, Top right: A fountain in Kitamoto General Park, Center: Konosu Traditional Inn, Nakasen Road in Edo period, Bottom left: Kitamoto Station, Bottom right: Tenjinchigi Shrine
Top left: Ishidokaba Cherry blossom in Toko Temple, Top right: A fountain in Kitamoto General Park, Center: Konosu Traditional Inn, Nakasen Road in Edo period, Bottom left: Kitamoto Station, Bottom right: Tenjinchigi Shrine
Flag of Kitamoto
Flag
Location of Kitamoto in Saitama Prefecture
Location of Kitamoto in Saitama Prefecture
Kitamoto is located in Japan
Kitamoto
Kitamoto
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 36°01′26″N 139°32′01″E / 36.02389°N 139.53361°E / 36.02389; 139.53361Coordinates: 36°01′26″N 139°32′01″E / 36.02389°N 139.53361°E / 36.02389; 139.53361
Country Japan
Region Kantō
Prefecture Saitama Prefecture
Government
 • Mayor Kenji Ishizu (since May 2003)
Area
 • Total 19.84 km2 (7.66 sq mi)
Population (June 1, 2011)
 • Total 69,984
 • Density 3,527.42/km2 (9,136.0/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Symbols
- Tree Cherry blossom
- Flower Chrysanthemum
Address 1-111 Honmachi, Kitamoto-shi, Saitama-ken
364-8633
Phone number 048-591-1111
Website www.city.kitamoto.saitama.jp

Kitamoto (北本市 Kitamoto-shi?) is a city located in Saitama Prefecture, Japan. The city was founded on November 3, 1971.

As of June 1, 2011, the city has an estimated population of 70,237, with 27,714 households and a population density of 3,527.42 persons per km². The total area is 19.84 km².

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Twin towns — Sister cities[edit]

Kitamoto has been twinned with Aizubange, Fukushima in Japan since 1992.[citation needed]

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