Muroto, Kōchi

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Muroto
室戸市
City
View of Pacific Ocean from Cape Muroto
View of Pacific Ocean from Cape Muroto
Flag of Muroto
Flag
Location of Muroto in Kōchi Prefecture
Location of Muroto in Kōchi Prefecture
Muroto is located in Japan
Muroto
Muroto
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 33°17′N 134°9′E / 33.283°N 134.150°E / 33.283; 134.150Coordinates: 33°17′N 134°9′E / 33.283°N 134.150°E / 33.283; 134.150
Country Japan
Region Shikoku
Prefecture Kōchi Prefecture
Government
 • Mayor Kenji Komatsu
Area
 • Total 248.25 km2 (95.85 sq mi)
Population (January 31, 2012)
 • Total 16,050
 • Density 64.65/km2 (167.4/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Symbols
- Tree Ubamegashi (Quercus Phillyraeoides)
- Flower Hamayū
- Bird Japanese White-eye
Address 25-1 Ukitsu, Muroto-shi, Kōchi-ken
781-7185
Phone number 0887-22-1111
Website www.city.muroto.kochi.jp
Muroto-Anan Coast Quasi-National Park

Muroto (室戸市 Muroto-shi?) is a city located in Kōchi Prefecture, Japan. The city was founded on March 1, 1951.

As of January 31, 2012, the city has an estimated population of 16,050, with 8,199 households and a population density of 64.65 persons per km². The total area is 248.25 km².

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