Kan'onji, Kagawa

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Kan'onji

観音寺市
Kan'onji City
Sand Coin Effigy (Zenigata Sazo) in Kotohiki Park
Sand Coin Effigy (Zenigata Sazo) in Kotohiki Park
Flag of Kan'onji
Flag
Official seal of Kan'onji
Emblem
Location of Kan'onji in Kagawa Prefecture
Location of Kan'onji in Kagawa Prefecture
Kan'onji is located in Japan
Kan'onji
Kan'onji
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 34°05′46″N 133°41′07″E / 34.09611°N 133.68528°E / 34.09611; 133.68528Coordinates: 34°05′46″N 133°41′07″E / 34.09611°N 133.68528°E / 34.09611; 133.68528
CountryJapan
RegionShikoku
PrefectureKagawa Prefecture
Government
 • MayorSeiji Shirakawa (since November 2005, and before merger with former Kan'onji mayor since July 1995)
Area
 • Total117.47 km2 (45.36 sq mi)
Population
 (May 1, 2011)
 • Total63,721
 • Density542.44/km2 (1,404.9/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+9 (JST)
City hall addressSakamoto-cho 1-1-1, Kan'onji City, Kagawa Prefecture (香川県観音寺市坂本町1丁目1番1号)
768-8601

Kan'onji (観音寺市, Kan'onji-shi) is a city located in Kagawa Prefecture, Japan.

As of May 1, 2011, the city has an estimated population of 63,721, with 23,480 households and a population density of 542.44 persons per km². The total area is 117.45 km².

The modern city of Kan'onji was established on October 11, 2005, from the merger of the towns of Ōnohara and Toyohama (both from Mitoyo District).

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