Katsuyama, Fukui

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Katsuyama
勝山市
City
The Katsuyama Segicho Festival, held every February
The Katsuyama Segicho Festival, held every February
Flag of Katsuyama
Flag
Location of Katsuyama in Fukui Prefecture
Location of Katsuyama in Fukui Prefecture
Katsuyama is located in Japan
Katsuyama
Katsuyama
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 36°4′N 136°30′E / 36.067°N 136.500°E / 36.067; 136.500Coordinates: 36°4′N 136°30′E / 36.067°N 136.500°E / 36.067; 136.500
Country Japan
Region Chūbu (Hokuriku)
Prefecture Fukui Prefecture
Government
 • Mayor Masahiro Yamagishi
Area
 • Total 253.68 km2 (97.95 sq mi)
Population (April 30, 2017)
 • Total 23,961
 • Density 94/km2 (240/sq mi)
Symbols
 • Tree Japanese Cedar
 • Flower Satsuki Azalea
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
City hall address 1-1-1 Motomachi, Katsuyama-shi, Fukui-ken
911-8501
Website www.city.katsuyama.fukui.jp

Katsuyama (勝山市?, Katsuyama-shi) is a city located in Fukui Prefecture, Japan. The city was founded on September 1, 1954.

As of April 30, 2017, the city has an estimated population of 23,961, with 8,009 households,[1] and a population density of 101.99 persons per km². The total area is 253.68 km².

Katsuyama was the ninth-best ranking city in a ranking that compared health and sanitation in cities around the world published in April 2007.[2]

Katsuyama Castle Museum
Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum

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