Tomigusuku, Okinawa

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Tomigusuku
豊見城市
Tumigushiku
City
Tomigusuku City Montage
Tomigusuku City Montage
Flag of Tomigusuku
Flag
Official seal of Tomigusuku
Seal
Location of Tomigusuku in Okinawa Prefecture
Location of Tomigusuku in Okinawa Prefecture
Tomigusuku is located in Japan
Tomigusuku
Tomigusuku
 
Coordinates: 26°9′40″N 127°40′8″E / 26.16111°N 127.66889°E / 26.16111; 127.66889Coordinates: 26°9′40″N 127°40′8″E / 26.16111°N 127.66889°E / 26.16111; 127.66889
Country Japan
Region Kyushu
Prefecture Okinawa Prefecture
Government
 • Mayor Haruki Yoshii
Area
 • Total 19.60 km2 (7.57 sq mi)
Population (October 1, 2016)
 • Total 61,613
 • Density 3,140/km2 (8,100/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
- Tree Ebony
- Flower Bougainvillea
Address 854-1, Aza Onaga, Tomigusuku-shi 901-0292
Website www.city.tomigusuku.okinawa.jp(in Japanese)

Tomigusuku (豊見城市, Tomigusuku-shi, Okinawan: トゥミグシク, translit. Tumigushiku[1]) is a city located in Okinawa Prefecture, Japan.

As of 2012, the city has an estimated population of 60,004 and a population density of 3117 persons per km².[2] The total area is 19.25 km².

On April 1, 2002, the administrative status of Tomigusuku was changed from village (Japanese: 村; son) to city (Japanese: 市; shi). Until then it had been the largest village in Japan.

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  1. ^ 滝原康盛 Takihara Yasumori. 沖縄語会話集 日本語・沖縄語・ローマ字付き Okinawago Kaiwashū: Nihongo, Okinawago, Rōmaji-tsuki. (Okinawan Conversation Collection: Japanese, Okinawan, Romaji.) 那覇:沖縄芸能出版 Naha: Okinawa Geinō Shuppan. Heisei 6 (1994). p. 107. (in Japanese)
  2. ^ ひとのうごき [Population Trends] (in Japanese). City of Tomigusuku, Okinawa Prefecture, Japan: City of Tomigusuku. 2012. Retrieved 2013-01-28. 

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