Uki, Kumamoto

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Uki
宇城市
City
Location of Uki in Kumamoto Prefecture
Location of Uki in Kumamoto Prefecture
Uki is located in Japan
Uki
Uki
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 32°38′42″N 130°41′11″E / 32.64500°N 130.68639°E / 32.64500; 130.68639Coordinates: 32°38′42″N 130°41′11″E / 32.64500°N 130.68639°E / 32.64500; 130.68639
Country Japan
Region Kyushu
Prefecture Kumamoto Prefecture
Government
 • Mayor Tetsuo Shinozaki (since February 2009)
Area
 • Total 188.56 km2 (72.80 sq mi)
Population (April 30, 2011)
 • Total 62,678
 • Density 330/km2 (860/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Symbols
- Tree Cherry blossom
- Flower Cosmos
- Bird Cettia diphone
Address 85 Matsuhashi Ono, Uki-shi, Kumamoto-ken
869-0531
Phone number 0964-32-1111
Website www.city.uki.kumamoto.jp

Uki (宇城市 Uki-shi?) is a city in Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan.

As of April 30, 2011, the city has an estimated population of 62,678, with 22,693 households and a population density of 332.40 persons per km². The total area is 188.56 km².

The modern city of Uki was established on January 15, 2005, as a result of the merger between the towns of Misumi and Shiranuhi (both from Uto District), and the towns of Matsubase, Ogawa and Toyono (all from Shimomashiki District).

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