Sakaide, Kagawa

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Sakaide
坂出市
City
Flag of Sakaide
Flag
Location of Sakaide in Kagawa Prefecture
Location of Sakaide in Kagawa Prefecture
Sakaide is located in Japan
Sakaide
Sakaide
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 34°19′N 133°52′E / 34.317°N 133.867°E / 34.317; 133.867Coordinates: 34°19′N 133°52′E / 34.317°N 133.867°E / 34.317; 133.867
Country Japan
Region Shikoku
Prefecture Kagawa Prefecture
Government
 • Mayor Toshiaki Matsuura
Area
 • Total 92.46 km2 (35.70 sq mi)
Population (April 2008)
 • Total 56,365
 • Density 610/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Symbols
 • Tree Sangoju (Viburnum odoratissimum var. awabuki)
 • Flower Sakura and Cosmos
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
City hall address 2-3-5, Muromachi, Sakaide-shi, Kagawa-ken
762-8601
Website www.city.sakaide.lg.jp

Sakaide (坂出市, Sakaide-shi?) is a city located in Kagawa Prefecture, Japan.

As of 2008, the city has an estimated population of 56,365 and a population density of 610 persons per km². The total area is 92.46 km².

The city was founded on July 1, 1942. The Great Seto Bridge connects it with Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture across the Inland Sea.

Sakaide is also sister cities with Sausalito, California

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