Mitoyo, Kagawa

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Flag of Mitoyo
Location of Mitoyo in Kagawa Prefecture
Location of Mitoyo in Kagawa Prefecture
Mitoyo is located in Japan
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 34°9′N 133°42′E / 34.150°N 133.700°E / 34.150; 133.700Coordinates: 34°9′N 133°42′E / 34.150°N 133.700°E / 34.150; 133.700
Country Japan
Region Shikoku
Prefecture Kagawa Prefecture
 • Total 222.66 km2 (85.97 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 71,178
 • Density 320/km2 (830/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Website City of Mitoyo

Mitoyo (三豊市 Mitoyo-shi?) is a city located in Kagawa Prefecture, Japan.

As of 2005, the city has an estimated population of 71,178 and a population density of 320 persons per km². The total area is 222.66 km².

The modern city of Mitoyo was estblished on January 1, 2006, from the merger of all seven towns from the former Mitoyo District: Mino, Nio, Saita, Takase, Takuma, Toyonaka and Yamamoto.

Tsushima Shrine, located in Mitoyo, is only accessible one day a year in early August.[citation needed][why?]

Mitoyo City has a sister city relationship with Waupaca, Wisconsin.

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