Kotsuya Bridge, as known for low water crossing place in Japan.
Location of Yawata in Kyoto Prefecture
|• Mayor||Horiguchi Fumiaki (since February 2012)|
|• Total||24.35 km2 (9.40 sq mi)|
(October 1, 2015)
|• Density||3,000/km2 (7,700/sq mi)|
|• Tree||Cinnamomum camphora|
|• Bird||Parus minor|
|Time zone||UTC+9 (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
As the bamboo filaments Thomas Alva Edison was using for his early light bulb tests came from Kyoto, Yawata has an Edison-Memorial and an Edison-Celebration.
The Iwashimizu Hachimangu is located in Yawata.