Nankoku, Kōchi

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Nankoku

南国市
View of Tosa Bay and Pacific Ocean from Zenjibu Temple
View of Tosa Bay and Pacific Ocean from Zenjibu Temple
Flag of Nankoku
Flag
Official seal of Nankoku
Emblem
Location of Nankoku in Kōchi Prefecture
Location of Nankoku in Kōchi Prefecture
Nankoku is located in Japan
Nankoku
Nankoku
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 33°35′N 133°38′E / 33.583°N 133.633°E / 33.583; 133.633Coordinates: 33°35′N 133°38′E / 33.583°N 133.633°E / 33.583; 133.633
CountryJapan
RegionShikoku
PrefectureKōchi Prefecture
Government
 • MayorToshihito Hashizume
Area
 • Total125.35 km2 (48.40 sq mi)
Population
 (March 31, 2017)
 • Total47,776
 • Density380/km2 (990/sq mi)
Symbols
 • TreeYamamomo
 • FlowerTachibana (Citrus tachibana)
 • BirdOnagadori (Long tail chicken)
Time zoneUTC+9 (JST)
City hall address2301 Ōsone Kō, Nankoku-shi, Kōchi-ken
783-8501
Websitewww.city.nankoku.lg.jp

Nankoku (南国市, Nankoku-shi) is a city located in Kōchi Prefecture, Japan. Strong in the fishing industry and the market industry, Nankoku-shi supplies most of Kochi's agricultural needs, because of the amount of fields and plantations. Kōchi Ryōma Airport, which serves the city of Kochi, is located southeast of Nankoku-shi. The city was formally named on October 1, 1959.

As of March 31, 2017, the city has an estimated population of 47‚776, with 21‚952 households[1] and a population density of 380 persons per km². The total area is 125.35 km².

Transport[edit]

Downtown of Nankoku

Airport[edit]

Railway[edit]

JR Shikoku
Tosa Kuroshio Railway
Tosaden Kōtsū

Tourism[edit]

Tosa Kokubunji

Notable people from Nankoku[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official website of Nankoku City" (in Japanese). Japan: Nankoku City. Retrieved 1 May 2017.

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