Yawata, Kyoto

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For the former Yawata, Fukuoka, see Kitakyūshū, Yahata Higashi-ku, Kitakyushu and Yahata Nishi-ku, Kitakyushu.
Yawata
八幡市
City
Kotsuya Bridge, as known for low water crossing place in Japan.
Kotsuya Bridge, as known for low water crossing place in Japan.
Flag of Yawata
Flag
Location of Yawata in Kyoto Prefecture
Location of Yawata in Kyoto Prefecture
Yawata is located in Japan
Yawata
Yawata
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 34°52′N 135°42′E / 34.867°N 135.700°E / 34.867; 135.700Coordinates: 34°52′N 135°42′E / 34.867°N 135.700°E / 34.867; 135.700
Country Japan
Region Kansai
Prefecture Kyoto Prefecture
Government
 • Mayor Horiguchi Fumiaki (since February 2012)
Area
 • Total 24.37 km2 (9.41 sq mi)
Population (May 31, 2011)
 • Total 74,150
 • Density 3,042.68/km2 (7,880.5/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Symbols
- Tree Cinnamomum camphora
- Flower Rhododendron
- Bird Parus minor
Address Yawata-Sonouchi 75, Yawata City, Kyoto Prefecture (京都府八幡市八幡園内75)
614-8501
Phone number 81-(0)75-983-1111

Yawata (八幡市 Yawata-shi?) is a city located in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan.

As of May 31, 2011, the city has an estimated population of 74,150, with 31,120 households and a population density of 3,042.68 persons per km². The total area is 24.37 km².

The city was founded on November 1, 1977 and currently has a sister city in Milan, Ohio

The Iwashimizu Hachimangu is located in Yawata.

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