Nomi, Ishikawa

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Nomi
能美市
City
Flag of Nomi
Flag
Official seal of Nomi
Symbol
Location of Nomi in Ishikawa Prefecture
Location of Nomi in Ishikawa Prefecture
Nomi is located in Japan
Nomi
Nomi
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 36°26′10″N 136°32′31″E / 36.436°N 136.542°E / 36.436; 136.542Coordinates: 36°26′10″N 136°32′31″E / 36.436°N 136.542°E / 36.436; 136.542
Country Japan
Region Chūbu (Hokuriku)
Prefecture Ishikawa Prefecture
Area
 • Total 83.85 km2 (32.37 sq mi)
Population (January 1, 2014)
 • Total 48,988
 • Density 580/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Website www.city.nomi.ishikawa.jp

Nomi (能美市?, Nomi-shi) is a city located in Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan.

As of January 1, 2005 population data, the city has an estimated population of 47,826 and a population density of 570 persons per km². The total area is 83.85 km².

The modern city of Nomi was established on February 1, 2005, from the merger of the towns of Neagari, Tatsunokuchi and Terai (all from Nomi District).

Former town office of Tatsunokuchi. The office for the mayor is located in this building.

People[edit]

  • Hideki Matsui, baseball player
  • Shigeki Mori, town mayor of Neagari - Mori was responsible for Neagari's sister town relationship with Shelekhov, Russia, developing a bilateral dialogue to improve the gravesites of Soviet soldiers in Japan and Japanese soldiers in Siberia. He visited Shelekhov more than 15 times during his 35 years in office, and was buried there following his death. His son, Yoshiro Mori, became prime minister and made major strides in Russo-Japanese relations.[1]
  • Mamoru Sasaki, Japanese TV and film screenwriter
  • Yusuke Suzuki, racewalker

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Education[edit]

Sister cities[edit]

Nomi's sister cities include:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Reitman, Valerie (28 April 2000). "Personal Element to Japan Premier's Russia Trip". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 15 January 2014. 

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