Izumozaki

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Izumozaki
出雲崎町
Town
Izumozaki town hall
Izumozaki town hall
Flag of Izumozaki
Flag
Official seal of Izumozaki
Seal
Location of Izumozaki in Niigata
Location of Izumozaki in Niigata
Izumozaki is located in Japan
Izumozaki
Izumozaki
 
Coordinates: 37°31′50.6″N 138°42′33.6″E / 37.530722°N 138.709333°E / 37.530722; 138.709333Coordinates: 37°31′50.6″N 138°42′33.6″E / 37.530722°N 138.709333°E / 37.530722; 138.709333
Country Japan
Region Chūbu (Kōshin'etsu) (Hokuriku)
Prefecture NIigata
District Santō
Area
 • Total 44.38 km2 (17.14 sq mi)
Population (June 2016)
 • Total 4,476
 • Density 101/km2 (260/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Symbols  
• Tree Zelkova serrata
• Flower Azalea
Phone number 0258-78-3111
Address 140 Kawanishi, Izumozaki-cho, Santō-gun, Niigata-ken 949-4353
Website www.town.izumozaki.niigata.jp
Izumozaki coastline

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, 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).

Geography[edit]

Izumozaki is located in an coastal region of central Niigata Prefecture bordered by the Sea of Japan to the west.

Surrounding municipalities[edit]

History[edit]

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.

Economy[edit]

Commercial fishing dominates the local economy.

Education[edit]

Izumozaki has one public elementary school and one public middle school. There is one public high school..

Transportation[edit]

Railway[edit]

Highway[edit]

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