Mitoyo, Kagawa

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Mitoyo
三豊市
City
Mitoyo Plain
Mitoyo Plain
Flag of Mitoyo
Flag
Location of Mitoyo in Kagawa Prefecture
Location of Mitoyo in Kagawa Prefecture
Mitoyo is located in Japan
Mitoyo
Mitoyo
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 34°9′0″N 133°42′0″E / 34.15000°N 133.70000°E / 34.15000; 133.70000Coordinates: 34°9′0″N 133°42′0″E / 34.15000°N 133.70000°E / 34.15000; 133.70000
Country Japan
Region Shikoku
Prefecture Kagawa Prefecture
District Mitoyo
Area
 • Total 222.66 km2 (85.97 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 71,178
 • Density 320/km2 (830/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Website www.city.mitoyo.lg.jp

Mitoyo (三豊市 Mitoyo-shi?) is a city located in Kagawa Prefecture, Japan.

As of 2005, the city has an estimated population of 71,178 and a population density of 320 persons per km². The total area is 222.66 km².

The modern city of Mitoyo was established on January 1, 2006, from the merger of all seven towns from the former Mitoyo District: Mino, Nio, Saita, Takase, Takuma, Toyonaka and Yamamoto.

Tsushima Shrine, located in Mitoyo, is only accessible one day a year in early August.[citation needed][why?]

Mitoyo City has a sister city relationship with Waupaca, Wisconsin.

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