Sugito town office
Location of Sugito in Saitama Prefecture
|• Total||30.03 km2 (11.59 sq mi)|
|Population (February 2016)|
|• Density||1,510/km2 (3,900/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)|
|Address||2-9-29 Seiji, Sugito-machi, Kitakatsushika-gun, Saitama-ken 345-0025|
Sugito (杉戸町? Sugito-machi) is a town located in Kitakatsushika District, Saitama Prefecture, in the central Kantō region of Japan. As of 1 February 2016[update], the town had an estimated population of 45,459 and a population density of 1510 persons per km². Its total area was 30.03 square kilometres (11.59 sq mi).
The town of Sugito was created within Kitakatsushika District, Saitama with the establishment of the municipalities system on April 1, 1889. In February 1955, the town expanded by annexing the neighboring villages of Tamiya, Takano, and Teigo.
The economy of Sugito is mostly agricultural, with rice, cucumbers, eggplant, onion, Chinese cabbage and wheat among the major crops.
Sugito has six elementary schools, four middle schools and four high schools.
Sister city relations
Noted people from Sugito
- Kaoru Kitamura, author
- "International Exchange". List of Affiliation Partners within Prefectures. Council of Local Authorities for International Relations (CLAIR). Retrieved 21 November 2015.
Media related to Sugito, Saitama at Wikimedia Commons
- Official website (in Japanese)