Kinokawa, Wakayama

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Kinokawa
紀の川市
City
Kokawa Temple, a sightseeing spot in Kinokawa
Kokawa Temple, a sightseeing spot in Kinokawa
Flag of Kinokawa
Flag
Location of Kinokawa in Wakayama Prefecture
Location of Kinokawa in Wakayama Prefecture
Kinokawa is located in Japan
Kinokawa
Kinokawa
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 34°15′59″N 135°21′55″E / 34.26639°N 135.36528°E / 34.26639; 135.36528Coordinates: 34°15′59″N 135°21′55″E / 34.26639°N 135.36528°E / 34.26639; 135.36528
Country Japan
Region Kansai
Prefecture Wakayama Prefecture
Government
 • Mayor Shinji Nakamura (since November 2005)
Area
 • Total 228.24 km2 (88.12 sq mi)
Population (October 1, 2016)
 • Total 61,850
 • Density 270/km2 (700/sq mi)
Symbols
 • Tree Osmanthus
 • Flower Peach
 • Bird Cettia diphone
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
City hall address Nishi-Oi 338, Kinokawa City, Wakayama Prefecture (和歌山県紀の川市西大井338番地)
649-6492

Kinokawa (紀の川市, Kinokawa-shi) is a city in Wakayama Prefecture, Japan.

As of October 1, 2016, the city had an estimated population of 61,850 and a population density of 270 persons per km². The total area is 228.24 km².

The modern city of Kinokawa was established on November 11, 2005, from the merger of the towns of Kishigawa, Kokawa, Momoyama, Naga and Uchita (all from Naga District).

Kokawa Temple is famous for sightseeing in Kinokawa.[citation needed]

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