Kurihama, Yokosuka

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"Kurihama" directs here. For the station, see Kurihama Station.

国土情報ウェブマッピングシステム 横須賀久里浜 1988年.JPG
Coordinates: 35°13′35.8″N 139°42′21.6″E / 35.226611°N 139.706000°E / 35.226611; 139.706000
Country Japan
Prefecture Kanagawa Prefecture
City Yokosuka City
 • Total 10.414 km2 (4.021 sq mi)
Population (2014)[1]
 • Total 53,782
 • Density 5,200/km2 (13,000/sq mi)
Time zone JST (UTC+9)
Area code(s) 046
Website 久里浜観光協会公式ウェブサイト (Japanese)
Coordinates are for Kurihama Administration Centre (久里浜行政センター). This infobox was translated from the Japanese Wikipedia article for Kurihama. Photograph provided by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, Japan.

Kurihama (久里浜) is an area in the city of Yokosuka in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan.

Kurihama is the location where Matthew C. Perry landed for his first negotiations for the opening of Japan on July 14, 1853.[2] A large monument was erected in 1901 to commemorate the event, and a small museum was opened in 1987.

The Yokosuka Thermal Power Station is located at Kurihama.

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