Yamaga, Kumamoto

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Yamaga
山鹿市
City
Flag of Yamaga
Flag
Official seal of Yamaga
Chapter
Location of Yamaga in Kumamoto Prefecture
Location of Yamaga in Kumamoto Prefecture
Yamaga is located in Japan
Yamaga
Yamaga
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 33°1′1″N 130°40′58″E / 33.01694°N 130.68278°E / 33.01694; 130.68278Coordinates: 33°1′1″N 130°40′58″E / 33.01694°N 130.68278°E / 33.01694; 130.68278
Country Japan
Region Kyushu
Prefecture Kumamoto Prefecture
Government
 • Mayor Kensei Nakashima (since February 2005)
Area
 • Total 299.67 km2 (115.70 sq mi)
Population (March 31, 2017)
 • Total 53,404
 • Density 180/km2 (460/sq mi)
Symbols
 • Tree Osmanthus fragrans
 • Flower Rhododendron
 • Bird Japanese bush warbler
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Website www.city.yamaga.kumamoto.jp

Yamaga (山鹿市, Yamaga-shi) is a city in Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan. The city was founded on April 1, 1954.

On January 15, 2005, Yamaga absorbed the towns of Kahoku, Kamoto, Kaō and Kikuka (all from Kamoto District) to create the new and expanded city of Yamaga.

As of March 31, 2017, the city has a population of 53,404 and a population density of 180 persons per km2.[1] The total area is 299.67 km2.[citation needed]

Attractions include the Kumamoto Prefectural Ancient Burial Mound Museum.

Notable people from Yamaga[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official website of Yamaga City" (in Japanese). Japan: Yamaga City. Retrieved 29 April 2017. 

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