Yamanashi City Hall
Location of Yamanashi in Yamanashi Prefecture
|• - Mayor||Hisakata Takekoshi (since February 2010)|
|• Total||289.80 km2 (111.89 sq mi)|
|Population (November 1, 2015)|
|• Density||121/km2 (310/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)|
|Address||West Kohara 843, Yamanashi City, Yamanashi-ken 405-8501|
Yamanashi City is located in north-central Yamanashi Prefecture.
- Yamanashi Prefecture
- Saitama Prefecture
- Nagano Prefecture
The village of Yamanashi was founded on July 1, 1942, by the merger of two hamlets within Higashiyamanashi District. It was elevated to city status on July 1, 1954.
The economy of Yamanashi is based primarily on horticulture, with grapes and peaches as the main cash crops.
Yamanashi has 12 elementary schools, three middle schools and two high schools.
- - Sioux City, Iowa, USA – since November 6, 2003
- – Xiaoshan District, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China – since October 14, 1993 (friendship city)
- Seihaku-ji – Buddhist temple
- Nezu Kaichirō- Meiji era industrialist, politician and philanthropist. Founder of the Nezu Museum.
- Jumbo Tsuruta – professional wrestler
- Tetsuya Matsumoto – professional baseball player
Media related to Yamanashi, Yamanashi at Wikimedia Commons
- Official website (in Japanese)