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Minowa Gate in Nihonmatsu Castle
Location of Nihonmatsu in Fukushima Prefecture
|• Mayor||Keiichi Miho|
|• Total||344.65 km2 (133.07 sq mi)|
|Population (May 1, 2011)|
|• Density||170/km2 (450/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)|
|- Bird||Japanese Bush-warbler|
|Address||403-1 Kanairo, Nihonmatsu-shi, Fukushima-ken
Nihonmatsu's Western border consists of the Adatara mountain range. The Abukuma River runs through the eastern part (formerly Towa Town), flowing from south to north.
- January 1, 1955 - The town of Nihonmatsu absorbed the villages of Shiozawa, Dakeshita, Sugita, Ishii and Ohdaira to create the new town of Nihonmatsu.
- October 1, 1958 - Nihonmatsu has upgraded from town to city status.
- December 1, 2005 - Nihonmatsu absorbed the towns of Adachi, Iwashiro and Tōwa (all from Adach District) to create the current and expanded city of Nihonmatsu.
- "Estimated population May 1, 2011". Official Fukushima Prefecture website. Retrieved 29 July 2011.(Japanese)
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- Nihonmatsu City official website (Japanese)
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