Sakaide, Kagawa

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Sakaide
坂出市
City
Flag of Sakaide
Flag
Official seal of Sakaide
Symbol
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 (May 1, 2017)
 • Total 52,281
 • Density 570/km2 (1,500/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 May 2017, the city has an estimated population of 52,281 and a population density of 570 persons per km².[1] 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

View of Sakaide City

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official website of Sakaide City" (in Japanese). Japan: Sakaide City. Retrieved 9 May 2017. 

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