Nankoku, Kōchi

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Nankoku
南国市
City
View of Tosa Bay and Pacific Ocean from Zenjibu Temple
View of Tosa Bay and Pacific Ocean from Zenjibu Temple
Flag of Nankoku
Flag
Location of Nankoku in Kōchi Prefecture
Location of Nankoku in Kōchi Prefecture
Nankoku is located in Japan
Nankoku
Nankoku
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 33°35′N 133°38′E / 33.583°N 133.633°E / 33.583; 133.633Coordinates: 33°35′N 133°38′E / 33.583°N 133.633°E / 33.583; 133.633
Country Japan
Region Shikoku
Prefecture Kōchi Prefecture
Government
 • Mayor Toshihito Hashizume
Area
 • Total 125.35 km2 (48.40 sq mi)
Population (February 29, 2012)
 • Total 49,040
 • Density 391.22/km2 (1,013.3/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Symbols
- Tree Yamamomo
- Flower Tachibana (Citrus tachibana)
- Bird Onagadori (Long tail chicken)
Address 2301 Ōsone Kō, Nankoku-shi, Kōchi-ken
783-8501
Phone number 088-863-2111
Website www.city.nankoku.kochi.jp

Nankoku (南国市 Nankoku-shi?) is a city located in Kōchi Prefecture, Japan. Strong in the fishing industry and the market industry, Nankoku-shi supplies most of Kochi's agricultural needs, because of the amount of fields and plantations. Kōchi Ryōma Airport, which serves the city of Kochi, is located southeast of Nankoku-shi. The city was formally named on October 1, 1959.

As of February 29, 2012, the city has an estimated population of 49,040, with 21,477 households and a population density of 391.22 persons per km². The total area is 125.35 km².

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