Tamana, Kumamoto

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Tamana

玉名市
Flag of Tamana
Flag
Official seal of Tamana
Emblem
Location of Tamana in Kumamoto Prefecture
Location of Tamana in Kumamoto Prefecture
Tamana is located in Japan
Tamana
Tamana
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 32°55′N 130°34′E / 32.917°N 130.567°E / 32.917; 130.567Coordinates: 32°55′N 130°34′E / 32.917°N 130.567°E / 32.917; 130.567
CountryJapan
RegionKyushu
PrefectureKumamoto Prefecture
Government
 • MayorTetsuya Takasaki
Area
 • Total152.55 km2 (58.90 sq mi)
Population
 (May 2008)
 • Total70,530
 • Density462/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Symbols
 • TreeShōtaimatsu Pine
 • FlowerHigo Hanashōbu (Iris ensata var. ensata)
 • BirdEgret
Time zoneUTC+9 (JST)
City hall address163, Iwasaki, Tamana-shi, Kumamoto-ken
865-8501
Websitewww.city.tamana.lg.jp

Tamana (玉名市, Tamana-shi) is a city located in Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan. The city was founded on April 1, 1954.

As of the October 3, 2005 merger (but with 2008 population estimates), the city has an estimated population of 70,530 and a population density of 462 persons per km². The total area is 152.55 km².

On October 3, 2005, the towns of Taimei, Tensui and Yokoshima (all from Tamana District) were merged into Tamana.

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