Misato, Saitama (city)

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This article is about the city in Saitama prefecture. For the town with the same name in the same prefecture, see Misato, Saitama (town).
Flag of Misato
Location of Misato in Saitama Prefecture
Location of Misato in Saitama Prefecture
Misato is located in Japan
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 35°50′N 139°52′E / 35.833°N 139.867°E / 35.833; 139.867Coordinates: 35°50′N 139°52′E / 35.833°N 139.867°E / 35.833; 139.867
Country Japan
Region Kantō
Prefecture Saitama Prefecture
 • Mayor Masaaki Kizu (since November 2006)
 • Total 30.16 km2 (11.64 sq mi)
Population (January 1, 2011)
 • Total 132,937
 • Density 4,407.73/km2 (11,416.0/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
- Tree Castanopsis
- Flower Rhododendron
- Bird Tachybaptus ruficollis
Address 648-1 Hanawada
Phone number 048-953-1111
Website www.city.misato.lg.jp

Misato (三郷市 Misato-shi?) is a city located in Saitama Prefecture, Japan. It borders Chiba Prefecture.

As of January 2011, the city had an estimated population of 132,937 and a population density of 4,407.73 persons per km². The total area is 30.16 km².

The city was founded on May 3, 1972. The city has four high schools (Misato North High School, Misato Technical High School, Misato High School, and a special needs school) and numerous junior high schools and elementary schools.

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Misato is twinned with:[citation needed]

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