Yawata (八幡市, Yawata-shi) is a city located in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. As of 1 October 2020[update] the city has an estimated population of 70,433 and a population density of 2,893 persons per km². The total area is 24.35 km².
|First official recorded||859 AD|
|City Settled||November 1, 1977|
|• Mayor||Horiguchi Fumiaki (since February 2012)|
|• Total||24.35 km2 (9.40 sq mi)|
(October 1, 2020)
|• Density||2,900/km2 (7,500/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+09:00 (JST)|
|City hall address||Yawata-Sonouchi 75, Yawata City, Kyoto Prefecture (京都府八幡市八幡園内75)|
The city was founded on November 1, 1977 and currently has a sister city in Milan, Ohio.
The Iwashimizu Hachimangu is located in Yawata.
Per Japanese census data, the population of Yawata has remained relatively steady in recent decades.