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福島市
Flag of Fukushima
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Location of Fukushima in Fukushima Prefecture
Location of Fukushima in Fukushima Prefecture
Coordinates: 37°46′N 140°28′E / 37.767°N 140.467°E / 37.767; 140.467Coordinates: 37°46′N 140°28′E / 37.767°N 140.467°E / 37.767; 140.467
CountryJapan
RegionTōhoku
PrefectureFukushima Prefecture
Government
 • Mayor{{#Property:P6}}
Area
 • Total746.43 km2 (288.20 sq mi)
Elevation
67 m (220 ft)
Population
 (May 1, 2011[1])
 • Total290,064
 • Density388.602/km2 (1,006.474/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+9 (Japan Standard Time)
- TreeZelkova serrata[2]
- FlowerPeach[2]
- BirdGreat tit[2]
Phone number024-535-1111
Address3-1 Gorōuchimachi, Fukushima-shi, Fukushima-ken
960–8601
WebsiteCity of Fukushima

Fukushima is a city in northern Japan. It is the capital of Fukushima Prefecture. The city of Iino was merged into the city of Fukushima on 1 July 2008.

Geography

The Abukuma River flows through the city.

References

  1. (in Japanese) (XLS). Fukushima City. http://www.pref.fukushima.jp/toukei/html/01/m-jinko/22_23_3_4doutai.xls. Retrieved 31 May 2012. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Fukushima Tourist Office Information Pamphlet - "A Letter from Fukushima."

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