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

Sakaide

坂出市
Seto-ohashi and Sky.jpg
Sakaide city.jpg
Upper stage: Great Seto Bridge
Lower stage: Skyline of Sakaide city
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.

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Notable placesEdit

GalleryEdit

FestivalsEdit

  • Sakaide Tengu Festival
  • Sakaide Salt Festival (May)
  • Sakaide Ohashi Festival (August)

Twin towns – sister citiesEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Official website of Sakaide City" (in Japanese). Japan: Sakaide City. Retrieved 9 May 2017.
  2. ^ "飯野山" (in Japanese). Sakaide cityofficial. Retrieved 25 July 2019.
  3. ^ "城山" (in Japanese). 香川のみどり百選. Retrieved 25 July 2019.
  4. ^ "香川県立東山魁夷せとうち美術館" (in Japanese). Kaii Higashiyama`s Art Museum official. Retrieved 25 July 2019.

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