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Sakaide (坂出市, Sakaide-shi) is a city located in Kagawa Prefecture, Japan.

Sakaide

坂出市
Sakaide City Skyline
Sakaide City Skyline
Flag of Sakaide
Flag
Official seal of Sakaide
Emblem
Location of Sakaide in Kagawa Prefecture
Location of Sakaide in Kagawa Prefecture
Sakaide is located in Japan
Sakaide
Sakaide
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 34°19′N 133°52′E / 34.317°N 133.867°E / 34.317; 133.867Coordinates: 34°19′N 133°52′E / 34.317°N 133.867°E / 34.317; 133.867
CountryJapan
RegionShikoku
PrefectureKagawa Prefecture
Government
 • MayorToshiaki Matsuura
Area
 • Total92.46 km2 (35.70 sq mi)
Population
 (May 1, 2017)
 • Total52,281
 • Density570/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Symbols
 • TreeSangoju (Viburnum odoratissimum var. awabuki)
 • FlowerSakura and Cosmos
Time zoneUTC+9 (JST)
City hall address2-3-5, Muromachi, Sakaide-shi, Kagawa-ken
762-8601
Websitewww.city.sakaide.lg.jp

As of May 2017, the city has an estimated population of 52,281 and a population density of 570 persons per km².[1] The total area is 92.46 km².

The city was founded on July 1, 1942. The Great Seto Bridge connects it with Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture across the Inland Sea.

ReferencesEdit

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

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