Izumozaki town hall
Location of Izumozaki in Niigata
|Region||Chūbu (Kōshin'etsu) (Hokuriku)|
|• Total||44.38 km2 (17.14 sq mi)|
|Population (June 2016)|
|• Density||101/km2 (260/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)|
|• Tree||Zelkova serrata|
|Address||140 Kawanishi, Izumozaki-cho, Santō-gun, Niigata-ken 949-4353|
Izumozaki (出雲崎町? Izumozaki-machi) is a town located in central Niigata Prefecture, in the Hokuriku region of Japan. As of 1 June 2016[update], the town had an estimated population of 4,476 and a population density of 101 persons per km². Its total area was 44.38 square kilometres (17.14 sq mi).
Izumozaki is located in an coastal region of central Niigata Prefecture bordered by the Sea of Japan to the west.
The area of present-day Izumozaki was part of ancient Echigo Province. The modern town of Izumozaki was established on April 1, 1886 with the creation of the municipalities system.
Commercial fishing dominates the local economy.
Izumozaki has one public elementary school and one public middle school. There is one public high school..
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