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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