Yūsui, Kagoshima

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Yūsui
湧水町
Town
Flag of Yūsui
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Location of Yūsui in Kagoshima Prefecture
Location of Yūsui in Kagoshima Prefecture
Yūsui is located in Japan
Yūsui
Yūsui
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 31°57′43″N 130°44′10″E / 31.96194°N 130.73611°E / 31.96194; 130.73611Coordinates: 31°57′43″N 130°44′10″E / 31.96194°N 130.73611°E / 31.96194; 130.73611
Country Japan
Region Kyushu
Prefecture Kagoshima Prefecture
District Aira
Area
 • Total 144.33 km2 (55.73 sq mi)
Population (July 1, 2005)
 • Total 12,220
 • Density 85/km2 (220/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Website web.archive.org/web/20051125161818/http://www.town.yusui.kagoshima.jp/

Yūsui (湧水町?, Yūsui-chō) is a town located in Aira District, Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan.

As of September 1, 2011, the town has an estimated population of 11,420 and the density of 79.1 persons per km². The total area is 144.33 km².

The town was founded on March 22, 2005 from the merger of the towns of Kurino and Yoshimatsu, both from Aira District.

"Yūsui" literally means "spring water", referring to springs in the town.

Yokomatsu city hall (former office for the village of Yokomatsu).

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