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Yawata (八幡市, Yawata-shi) is a city located in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan.

Yawata
八幡市
City
Kotsuya Bridge, as known for low water crossing place in Japan.
Kotsuya Bridge, as known for low water crossing place in Japan.
Flag of Yawata
Flag
Official seal of Yawata
Emblem
Location of Yawata in Kyoto Prefecture
Location of Yawata in Kyoto Prefecture
Yawata is located in Japan
Yawata
Yawata
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 34°52′N 135°42′E / 34.867°N 135.700°E / 34.867; 135.700Coordinates: 34°52′N 135°42′E / 34.867°N 135.700°E / 34.867; 135.700
CountryJapan
RegionKansai
PrefectureKyoto Prefecture
Government
 • MayorHoriguchi Fumiaki (since February 2012)
Area
 • Total24.35 km2 (9.40 sq mi)
Population (October 1, 2015)
 • Total72,664
 • Density3,000/km2 (7,700/sq mi)
Symbols
 • TreeCinnamomum camphora
 • FlowerRhododendron
 • BirdParus minor
Time zoneUTC+9 (JST)
City hall addressYawata-Sonouchi 75, Yawata City, Kyoto Prefecture (京都府八幡市八幡園内75)
614-8501

As of October 1, 2015, the city has an estimated population of 72,664, with 29,259 households and a population density of 2,984.1 persons per km². The total area is 24.35 km².

The city was founded on November 1, 1977 and currently has a sister city in Milan, Ohio

The Iwashimizu Hachimangu is located in Yawata.

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