Tsukumi, Ōita

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Tsukumi
津久見市
City
Tsukumi city hall
Tsukumi city hall
Flag of Tsukumi
Flag
Official seal of Tsukumi
Emblem
Location of Tsukumi in Ōita Prefecture
Location of Tsukumi in Ōita Prefecture
Tsukumi is located in Japan
Tsukumi
Tsukumi
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 33°4′N 131°52′E / 33.067°N 131.867°E / 33.067; 131.867Coordinates: 33°4′N 131°52′E / 33.067°N 131.867°E / 33.067; 131.867
CountryJapan
RegionKyushu
PrefectureŌita Prefecture
Government
 • MayorKoji Yoshimoto (since December 2003)
Area
 • Total79.48 km2 (30.69 sq mi)
Population (March 31, 2017)
 • Total18,341
 • Density230/km2 (600/sq mi)
Symbols
 • TreeQuercus phillyraeoioles
 • FlowerCitrus tachibana
Time zoneUTC+9 (JST)
City hall addressMiyamoto-cho 20-15, Tsukumi City, Oita Prefecture (大分県津久見市宮本町20番15号)
879-2435
Websitewww.city.tsukumi.oita.jp

Tsukumi (津久見市, Tsukumi-shi) is a city located in Ōita Prefecture, Japan. The city was founded on April 1, 1951.

As of March 31, 2017, the city has an estimated population of 18,341, with 8,384 households and a population density of 230 persons per km². The total area is 79.48 km².[1]

Industry[edit]

West of the city is the Todaka Mine one the biggest limestone quarries in Japan. The limestone is used in the Tsukumi cement plant owned by the Taiheiyo Cement Corporation.

Notable people from Tsukumi[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official website of Tsukumi city" (in Japanese). Japan: Tsukumi City. Retrieved 19 April 2017.

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