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Miyoshi town office
Location of Miyoshi in Saitama Prefecture
|• Total||15.33 km2 (5.92 sq mi)|
|Population (February 2016)|
|• Density||2,510/km2 (6,500/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)|
|- Tree||Zelkova serrata|
|- Bird||Eurasian skylark|
|Address||1100-1 Fujikubo, Miyoshi-machi, Iruma-gun, Saitama-ken 354-8555|
Miyoshi (三芳町? Miyoshi-machi) is a town located in Iruma District, Saitama Prefecture, in the central Kantō region of Japan. As of 1 February 2016[update], the town had an estimated population of 38,438 and a population density of 2510 persons per km². Its total area was 15.33 square kilometres (5.92 sq mi).
Miyoshi is located in south-central Saitama Prefecture.
The village of Miyoshi was created within Iruma District, Saitama on April 1, 1889 with the establishment of the municipalities system. It was elevated to town status on November 3, 1970.
Miyoshi has five elementary schools and three middle schools, but no high school. Chiba-based Shukutoku University has a campus in Miyoshi.
- Miyoshi is not served by any passenger rail stations.
Sister city relations
Noted people from Miyoshi
- Hitomi Yoshizawa, musician
Media related to Miyoshi, Saitama at Wikimedia Commons
- Official website (Japanese)