"Kurihama" directs here. For the station, see Kurihama Station.
|• Total||10.414 km2 (4.021 sq mi)|
|• Density||5,200/km2 (13,000/sq mi)|
|Time zone||JST (UTC+9)|
|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 is the location where Matthew C. Perry landed for his first negotiations for the opening of Japan on July 14, 1853. 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.
- "横須賀市推計人口". Retrieved 2014-12-09.
- "Perry Ceremony Today; Japanese and U. S. Officials to Mark 100th Anniversary." New York Times. July 14, 1953,