Tamana, Kumamoto

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Tamana
玉名市
City
Flag of Tamana
Flag
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
Country Japan
Region Kyushu
Prefecture Kumamoto Prefecture
Government
 • Mayor Tetsuya Takasaki
Area
 • Total 152.55 km2 (58.90 sq mi)
Population (May 2008)
 • Total 70,530
 • Density 462/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Symbols
 • Tree Shōtaimatsu Pine
 • Flower Higo Hanashōbu (Iris ensata var. ensata)
 • Bird Egret
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
City hall address 163, Hanegi, Tamana-shi, Kumamoto-ken
865-8501
Website www.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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