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|First official recorded||702 AD|
|City settled||April 1, 1954|
|• Mayor||Shinichi Shiinoki (from April 2018)|
|• Total||329.98 km2 (127.41 sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+09:00 (JST)|
|City hall address||1-3 Midorimachi, Izumi-shi, Kagoshima-ken|
Izumi (出水市, Izumi-shi) is a city located in Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan. The city was founded on April 1, 1954. As of 2017, the city has an estimated population of 52,978. In 2008, the city had a population density of 170 persons per km². The total area is 329.98 km².
Izumi City lies at the northwestern corner of Kagoshima Prefecture. It borders Kumamoto Prefecture. Izumi as indicated by its kanji, is the point at which the Komenotsu River flows into the sea. It is famed for its some ten thousand cranes that migrate from Siberia every year to winter in the mild climes of southern Japan at the Izumi crane migration grounds.
The Kyushu Shinkansen stops at Izumi Station.
High Schools in Izumi
- Izumi Chuo High School
- Izumi Industrial High School
- Izumi Municipal Commercial High School
- Izumi Senior High School