Kai, Yamanashi

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Kai
甲斐市
City
Shingen Embankment and Kamanashi River
Shingen Embankment and Kamanashi River
Flag of Kai
Flag
Official seal of Kai
Seal
Location of Kai in Yamanashi
Location of Kai in Yamanashi
Kai is located in Japan
Kai
Kai
 
Coordinates: 35°39′38.9″N 138°30′56.8″E / 35.660806°N 138.515778°E / 35.660806; 138.515778Coordinates: 35°39′38.9″N 138°30′56.8″E / 35.660806°N 138.515778°E / 35.660806; 138.515778
Country Japan
Region Chūbu (Tōkai)
Prefecture Yamanashi Prefecture
Area
 • Total 71.95 km2 (27.78 sq mi)
Population (November 1, 2012)
 • Total 73,993
 • Density 1,030/km2 (2,700/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Phone number 055-276-2111 
Address 2610 Shinohara, Kai-shi, Yamanashi 400-0395
Website www.city.kai.yamanashi.jp
Kai City Hall

Kai (甲斐市 Kai-shi?) is a city located in central Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan.

As of November 2015, the city had an estimated population of 73,993 and a population density of 1,030 persons per km². The total area was 71.95 square kilometres (27.78 sq mi).

Geography[edit]

Kai is located in central Yamanashi Prefecture, orientated north-south along the banks of the Kamanashi River

Surrounding municipalities[edit]

Yamanashi Prefecture

History[edit]

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.

Education[edit]

Kai has eleven elementary schools, five middle schools and one high school.

Transportation[edit]

Railway[edit]

Highway[edit]

Sister city relations[edit]

Noted people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "International Exchange". List of Affiliation Partners within Prefectures. Council of Local Authorities for International Relations (CLAIR). Retrieved 21 November 2015. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Kai, Yamanashi at Wikimedia Commons