Nagareyama, Chiba

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Nagareyama
流山市
City
Nagareyama City Hall
Nagareyama City Hall
Flag of Nagareyama
Flag
Official seal of Nagareyama
Seal
Location of Nagareyama in Chiba Prefecture
Location of Nagareyama in Chiba Prefecture
Nagareyama is located in Japan
Nagareyama
Nagareyama
 
Coordinates: 35°51′22.7″N 139°54′10.3″E / 35.856306°N 139.902861°E / 35.856306; 139.902861Coordinates: 35°51′22.7″N 139°54′10.3″E / 35.856306°N 139.902861°E / 35.856306; 139.902861
Country Japan
Region Kantō
Prefecture Chiba Prefecture
Government
 • Mayor Yoshiharu Izaki (since May 2003)
Area
 • Total 35.28 km2 (13.62 sq mi)
Population (April 2012)
 • Total 166,493
 • Density 4,720/km2 (12,200/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
-Tree Japanese Box
- Flower Rhododendron
Phone number 04-7158-1111
Address 1-1-1, Heiwadai, Nagareyama-shi, Chiba-ken 270-0192
Website www.city.nagareyama.chiba.jp

Nagareyama (流山市 Nagareyama-shi?) is a city located in northern Chiba Prefecture, Japan.

As of April 2012, the city has an estimated population of 166,493 and a population density of 4,720 persons per km². The total area is 35.28 km².

Geography[edit]

Nagareyama is located in the far northwestern corner of Chiba Prefecture, bordered by the Edogawa River to the west.

Neighboring municipalities[edit]

History[edit]

During the Edo period, Nagareyama was a river port on the Edogawa River. After the Meiji Restoration, Nagareyama Town was created in Inba District, Chiba Prefecture on April 1, 1889. On January 1, 1952, it merged with neighboring Edogawa Town to form a new Nagareyama Town. Nagareyama became a city on January 1, 1967.

Economy[edit]

Nagareyama is a regional commercial center and a bedroom community for nearby Chiba and Tokyo. The city is also noted for its production of mirin, a sweetened sake used for cooking.

Education[edit]

Universities[edit]

Transportation[edit]

Railway[edit]

Highway[edit]

International relations[edit]

Twin towns — Sister cities[edit]

Nagareyama is twinned with:

Noted people from Nagareyama[edit]

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