Yamato, Fukushima

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Yamato (山都町?, Yamato-machi) was a town located in Yama District, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan. The town was established as a village in 1875, and promoted to a town in 1954.

As of 2003, the town had an estimated population of 4,092 and a density of 26.20 persons per square kilometer. The total area was 156.21 km².

On January 4, 2006, Yamato, along with the town of Shiokawa, and the villages of Atsushiokanō and Takasato (all from Yama District), was merged into the expanded city of Kitakata.

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Coordinates: 37°37′59″N 139°46′01″E / 37.633°N 139.767°E / 37.633; 139.767