Nankoku, Kōchi

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Nankoku
南国市
City
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
Symbol
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
Country Japan
Region Shikoku
Prefecture Kōchi Prefecture
Government
 • Mayor Toshihito Hashizume
Area
 • Total 125.35 km2 (48.40 sq mi)
Population (March 31, 2017)
 • Total 47,776
 • Density 380/km2 (990/sq mi)
Symbols
 • Tree Yamamomo
 • Flower Tachibana (Citrus tachibana)
 • Bird Onagadori (Long tail chicken)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
City hall address 2301 Ōsone Kō, Nankoku-shi, Kōchi-ken
783-8501
Website www.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.

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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