Tomigusuku, Okinawa

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Tomigusuku
豊見城市
Tumigushiku
City
The skyline of Tomigusuku
The skyline of Tomigusuku
Flag of Tomigusuku
Flag
Official seal of Tomigusuku
Seal
Location of Tomigusuku in Okinawa Prefecture
Location of Tomigusuku in Okinawa Prefecture
Tomigusuku is located in Japan
Tomigusuku
Tomigusuku
 
Coordinates: 26°9′40″N 127°40′8″E / 26.16111°N 127.66889°E / 26.16111; 127.66889Coordinates: 26°9′40″N 127°40′8″E / 26.16111°N 127.66889°E / 26.16111; 127.66889
Country Japan
Region Kyushu
Prefecture Okinawa Prefecture
Area
 • Total 19.25 km2 (7.43 sq mi)
Population (June, 2013)
 • Total 59,625
 • Density 3,117/km2 (8,070/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
- Tree Ebony
- Flower Bougainvillea
Address 854-1, Aza Onaga, Tomigusuku-shi 901-0292
Website www.city.tomigusuku.okinawa.jp(Japanese)

Tomigusuku (豊見城市 Tomigusuku-shi?, Okinawan: Tumigushiku) is a city located in Okinawa Prefecture, Japan.

As of 2012, the city has an estimated population of 60,004 and a population density of 3117 persons per km².[1] The total area is 19.25 km².

On April 1, 2002, the administrative status of Tomigusuku was changed from village (Japanese.: 村; mura) to city (Japanese.: 市; shi). Until then it had been the largest village in Japan.

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  1. ^ ひとのうごき [Population Trends] (in Japanese). City of Tomigusuku, Okinawa Prefecture, Japan: City of Tomigusuku. 2012. Retrieved 2013-01-28. 

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