Location of Miyazu in Kyoto Prefecture
|• Mayor||Shoji Inoue (since July 2006)|
|• Total||172.74 km2 (66.70 sq mi)|
|Population (October 1, 2017)|
|• Density||100/km2 (260/sq mi)|
|• Flower||Cryptotaenia, Azalea|
|Time zone||UTC+9 (JST)|
|City hall address||Yanaginawate 345-1, Miyazu City, Kyoto Prefecture (京都府宮津市字柳縄手345ー１)|
An Imperial decree in July 1899 established Miyazu as an open port for trading with the United States and the United Kingdom.
Located in Miyazu City is Amanohashidate or the "bridge to heaven", said to be one of Japan's three most beautiful sights. The naturally formed land bridge is 3.6 kilometres (2.2 mi) long and covered in pine trees.
Twin towns – sister cities
|Country||City||State / Region||Since|
|United States||Delray Beach||Florida|
- "Official website of Kyoto Prefecture" (in Japanese). Japan: Kyoto Prefecture. Retrieved 11 February 2018.
- US Department of State. (1906). A digest of international law as embodied in diplomatic discussions, treaties and other international agreements (John Bassett Moore, ed.), Vol. 5, p. 759.
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