Nagai, Yamagata

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Nagai
長井市
City
Nagai City Hall
Nagai City Hall
Flag of Nagai
Flag
Official seal of Nagai
Seal
Location of Nagai in Yamagata Prefecture
Location of Nagai in Yamagata Prefecture
Nagai is located in Japan
Nagai
Nagai
 
Coordinates: 38°6′27″N 140°2′25.9″E / 38.10750°N 140.040528°E / 38.10750; 140.040528Coordinates: 38°6′27″N 140°2′25.9″E / 38.10750°N 140.040528°E / 38.10750; 140.040528
Country Japan
Region Tōhoku
Prefecture Yamagata Prefecture
Area
 • Total 214.67 km2 (82.88 sq mi)
Population (October 2015)
 • Total 27,809
 • Density 130/km2 (300/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
- Tree Azalea
- Flower Iris
Phone number 0238-84-2111
Address 5-1 Mamanoue, Nagai-shi, Yamagata-ken 993-8601
Website Official website

Nagai (長井市 Nagai-shi?) is a city located in Yamagata Prefecture, in the Tohoku region of northern Japan.

As of October 2015, the city had an estimated population of 27,809 and a population density of 130 persons per km². The total area was 214.67 square kilometres (83 sq mi).

Geography[edit]

Nagai is located in mountainous southern Yamagata Prefecture. The Mogami River passes through the city, which includes Mount Asahi within its borders.

Neighboring municipalities[edit]

Climate[edit]

Nagai has a humid continental climate (Köppen climate classification Dfa) with very warm summers and cool winters. Precipitation is plentiful throughout the year, although the months from February to June have somewhat less rainfall.

History[edit]

The area of present-day Nagai was part of Dewa Province. The modern city of Nagai was founded on November 15, 1954.

Economy[edit]

The economy of Nagai is based on agriculture and light manufacturing.

Education[edit]

Nagai has six elementary schools, two middle schools and two high schools.

Transportation[edit]

Rail[edit]

Highways[edit]

International relations[edit]

Twin towns — Sister cities[edit]

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "International Exchange". List of Affiliation Partners within Prefectures. Council of Local Authorities for International Relations (CLAIR). Retrieved 21 November 2015. 

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