Tsukubamirai, Ibaraki

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Tsubakimirai
つくばみらい市
City
Tsubakimirai city hall
Tsubakimirai city hall
Flag of Tsubakimirai
Flag
Official seal of Tsubakimirai
Seal
Location of Tsukubamirai in Ibaraki Prefecture
Location of Tsukubamirai in Ibaraki Prefecture
北緯35度57分47秒東経140度2分13.3秒
北緯35度57分47秒東経140度2分13.3秒
Tsubakimirai
 
Coordinates: 35°57′47″N 140°2′13.3″E / 35.96306°N 140.037028°E / 35.96306; 140.037028Coordinates: 35°57′47″N 140°2′13.3″E / 35.96306°N 140.037028°E / 35.96306; 140.037028
Country Japan
Region Kantō
Prefecture Ibaraki Prefecture
Area
 • Total 79.16 km2 (30.56 sq mi)
Population (September 2015)
 • Total 48,807
 • Density 617/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
- Tree Sakura
- Flower Brassica napus
- Bird Eurasian skylark
Phone number 0297-58-2111
Address 195 Fukuda, Tsukubamirai-shi, Ibarak-ken 300-2395
Website Official website
Sakura at Fukuoka Dam Park

Tsukubamirai (つくばみらい市 Tsukubamirai-shi?) is a city located in Ibaraki Prefecture, in the northern Kantō region of Japan. As of September 2015, the city had an estimated population of 48,807 and a population density of 617 persons per km². Its total area was 79.16 square kilometres (30.56 sq mi).

Geography[edit]

Tsukubamirai is located in southern Ibaraki Prefecture, in the low-lying marshy flatlands south of Lake Kasumigaura. It is about 40 kilometers from central Tokyo.

Surrounding municipalities[edit]

History[edit]

The city of Tsukubamirai was established on March 27, 2006, from the merger of the town of Ina, and the village of Yawara (both from Tsukuba District).

Economy[edit]

Education[edit]

Tsukubamirai has 11 elementary schools, four middle schools, and one high school.

Transportation[edit]

Railway[edit]

Highway[edit]

Local attractions[edit]

  • Fukuoka Dam
  • Itabashi Fudouson temple
  • Warp Station Edo
  • Tatsunami Sumo Stable
  • Mamiya Rinzo Museum

External links[edit]

Media related to Tsukubamirai, Ibaraki at Wikimedia Commons