Nagato, Yamaguchi

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Nagato
長門市
City
Nagato city hall
Nagato city hall
Location of Nagato in Yamaguchi Prefecture
Location of Nagato in Yamaguchi Prefecture
Nagato is located in Japan
Nagato
Nagato
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 34°22′20″N 131°11′00″E / 34.37222°N 131.18333°E / 34.37222; 131.18333Coordinates: 34°22′20″N 131°11′00″E / 34.37222°N 131.18333°E / 34.37222; 131.18333
Country Japan
Region Chūgoku (San'yō)
Prefecture Yamaguchi Prefecture
Government
 • Mayor Kurao Ōnishi
Area
 • Total 357.92 km2 (138.19 sq mi)
Population (March 1, 2011)
 • Total 37,998
 • Density 110/km2 (270/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Symbols
- Tree Sakura and Azalea
- Flower Sakura and Azalea
Website City of Nagato

Nagato (長門市 Nagato-shi?) is a city located in Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan. The city was founded on March 31, 1954.

As of March 1, 2011, the city has an estimated population of 37,998 and a population density of 110 persons per km². The total area is 357.92 km².

Nagato consists of five smaller towns that were absorbed over the past several years. The towns are Fukawa, Senzaki, Yuya, Heki and Misumi (all from Ōtsu District). Nagato also encompasses Omijima Island and the township of Kayoi.

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