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Mitoyo (三豊市, Mitoyo-shi) is a city located in Kagawa Prefecture, Japan.

Mitoyo

三豊市
Mitoyo Plain
Mitoyo Plain
Flag of Mitoyo
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Official seal of Mitoyo
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Location of Mitoyo in Kagawa Prefecture
Location of Mitoyo in Kagawa Prefecture
Mitoyo is located in Japan
Mitoyo
Mitoyo
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 34°9′0″N 133°42′0″E / 34.15000°N 133.70000°E / 34.15000; 133.70000Coordinates: 34°9′0″N 133°42′0″E / 34.15000°N 133.70000°E / 34.15000; 133.70000
CountryJapan
RegionShikoku
PrefectureKagawa Prefecture
DistrictMitoyo
Area
 • Total222.71 km2 (85.99 sq mi)
Population
 (April 1, 2017)
 • Total65,713
 • Density300/km2 (760/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+9 (JST)
Websitewww.city.mitoyo.lg.jp

As of April 2017, the city has an estimated population of 65,713 and a population density of 300 persons per km². The total area is 222.71 km².[1]

The modern city of Mitoyo was established on January 1, 2006, from the merger of all seven towns from the former Mitoyo District: Mino, Nio, Saita, Takase, Takuma, Toyonaka and Yamamoto.

Tsushima Shrine, located in Mitoyo, is only accessible one day a year in early August.[citation needed][why?]

Mitoyo City has a sister city relationship with Waupaca, Wisconsin.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Official website of Mitoyo City" (in Japanese). Japan: Mitoyo City. Retrieved 9 May 2017.

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