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Isa (伊佐市, Isa-shi) is a city located in Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan.

Isa

伊佐市
Isa City Hall
Isa City Hall
Flag of Isa
Flag
Official seal of Isa
Emblem
Location of Isa in Kagoshima Prefecture
Location of Isa in Kagoshima Prefecture
Isa is located in Japan
Isa
Isa
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 32°3′26″N 130°36′47″E / 32.05722°N 130.61306°E / 32.05722; 130.61306Coordinates: 32°3′26″N 130°36′47″E / 32.05722°N 130.61306°E / 32.05722; 130.61306
CountryJapan
RegionKyushu
PrefectureKagoshima Prefecture
Government
 • MayorShin Kumamoto (since December 2008 and former Okuchi mayor since January 1996)
Area
 • Total392.36 km2 (151.49 sq mi)
Population
 (October 1, 2010)
 • Total30,070
 • Density77/km2 (200/sq mi)
Symbols
 • TreeChamaecyparis obtusa
 • FlowerCherry blossom
Time zoneUTC+9 (JST)
City hall addressOkuchi-sato 1888, Isa, Kagoshima (鹿児島県伊佐市大口里1888番地)
895-2511
Websitewww.city.isa.kagoshima.jp

The modern city of Isa was created on November 1, 2008, from the merger of the old city of Ōkuchi, and the town of Hishikari (from Isa District). Isa District was dissolved as a result of this merger.[1]

As of October 1, 2010, the city has an estimated population of 30,070, with 14,294 households and a population density of 76.64 persons per km². The total area is 392.36 km².

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ClimateEdit

The city recorded -15.2 degrees Celsius on January 25, 2016 which is the lowest temperature ever recorded of Lowlands in Kyushu. [2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2008-04-18. Retrieved 2008-09-13. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ 気象庁

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