Location of Izumi in Kagoshima Prefecture
|• Mayor||Toshihiko Shibuya|
|• Total||330.06 km2 (127.44 sq mi)|
|Population (April 2008)|
|• Density||170/km2 (400/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)|
|City hall address||1-3 Midorimachi, Izumi-shi, Kagoshima-ken
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. It takes 25 minutes to reach Kagoshima City from Izumi by shinkansen.
High Schools in Izumi
- Izumi Chuo High School
- Izumi Industrial High School
- Izumi Municipal Commercial High School
- Izumi Senior High School
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