Shingen Embankment and Kamanashi River
Location of Kai in Yamanashi
|• Total||71.95 km2 (27.78 sq mi)|
|Population (November 1, 2012)|
|• Density||1,030/km2 (2,700/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)|
|Address||2610 Shinohara, Kai-shi, Yamanashi 400-0395|
Kai is located in central Yamanashi Prefecture, orientated north-south along the banks of the Kamanashi River
The city of Kai was established on September 1, 2004, from the merger of the town of Futaba (from Kitakoma District), and the towns of Ryūō and Shikishima (both from Nakakoma District). It takes its name from the old name for Yamanashi Prefecture, Kai Province.
Kai has eleven elementary schools, five middle schools and one high school.
Sister city relations
- "International Exchange". List of Affiliation Partners within Prefectures. Council of Local Authorities for International Relations (CLAIR). Retrieved 21 November 2015.
Media related to Kai, Yamanashi at Wikimedia Commons
- Official website (in Japanese)