Tsubame, Niigata

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Tsubame
燕市
City
Flag of Tsubame
Flag
Location of Tsubame in Niigata Prefecture
Location of Tsubame in Niigata Prefecture
Tsubame is located in Japan
Tsubame
Tsubame
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 37°40′N 138°56′E / 37.667°N 138.933°E / 37.667; 138.933Coordinates: 37°40′N 138°56′E / 37.667°N 138.933°E / 37.667; 138.933
Country Japan
Region Chūbu (Kōshin'etsu) (Hokuriku)
Prefecture Niigata Prefecture
Government
 • Mayor Tsutomu Suzuki (since April 2010)
Area
 • Total 110.88 km2 (42.81 sq mi)
Population (April 30, 2011)
 • Total 83,176
 • Density 750.14/km2 (1,942.9/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Symbols
- Tree Cherry blossom
- Flower Salvia, Chrysanthemum
Address 1-1 Yoshida-Hinode-cho, Tsubame-shi, Niigata-ken
959-0295
Phone number 0256-92-2111
Website City of Tsubame

Tsubame (燕市 Tsubame-shi?) is a city located in Niigata Prefecture, Japan. The city was founded on March 31, 1954.

As of April 30, 2011, the city has an estimated population of 83,176 and a population density of 750.14 persons per km². The total area is 110.88 km².

Municipal Timeline[edit]

  • March 31, 1954 - The city of Tsubame was founded by merging with 4 towns and villages.
  • March 20, 2006 - Tsubame absorbed the towns of Bunsui and Yoshida (both from Nishikanbara District) to create the new and expanded city of Tsubame.

Government[edit]

The current mayor is Kiyoshi Kobayashi, the last mayor of the town of Bunsui.

Sister cities[edit]

Famous People from Tsubame[edit]

External links[edit]

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