Wakayama, Wakayama

Wakayama
和歌山市
Core City
Wakayama City
Wakayama Castle, Nishinomaru Garden, Saikazaki, Kimiidera Temple, Downtown Wakayama viewed from the castle keep
Wakayama Castle, Nishinomaru Garden, Saikazaki, Kimiidera Temple, Downtown Wakayama viewed from the castle keep
Flag of Wakayama
Flag
Official seal of Wakayama
Seal
Location of Wakayama in Wakayama Prefecture
Location of Wakayama in Wakayama Prefecture
Wakayama is located in Japan
Wakayama
Wakayama
Location of Wakayama in Wakayama Prefecture
Coordinates: 34°14′N 135°10′E / 34°14′N 135°10′E / 34.233; 135.167
CountryJapan
RegionHonshu (Kansai)
PrefectureWakayama Prefecture
Government
 • MayorKenichi Ohashi
Area
 • Land210.25 km2 (81.18 sq mi)
Population (1 May 2017)
 • Total360,664
 • Density1,730/km2 (4,500/sq mi)
Time zoneJapan Standard Time (UTC+9)
- TreeCinnamomum camphora
- FlowerAzalea
Websitewww.city.wakayama.wakayama.jp

Wakayama (和歌山市, Wakayama-shi) is a city in the Kansai region of Japan on the island of Honshu. It is the capital city of Wakayama Prefecture.[1]

It has been recognized as a core city since 1997.[2]

References

  1. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Wakayama" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 1025; "Kansai" at p. 477.
  2. Jacobs, A.J. "Japan's Evolving Nested Municipal Hierarchy: The Race for Local Power in the 2000s," Urban Studies Research, Vol. 2011 (2011), p. 8 [PDF 8 of 14]; retrieved 2012-12-5.
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Bân-lâm-gú: Wakayama-chhī
беларуская: Вакаяма
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Cebuano: Wakayama Shi
čeština: Wakajama
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español: Wakayama
Esperanto: Ŭakajama
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français: Wakayama
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한국어: 와카야마시
Bahasa Indonesia: Wakayama, Wakayama
italiano: Wakayama
Кыргызча: Вакаяма
lietuvių: Vakajama
مازِرونی: واکایاما (شهر)
Nederlands: Wakayama (stad)
日本語: 和歌山市
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polski: Wakayama
português: Wakayama (cidade)
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română: Wakayama
српски / srpski: Вакајама
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: Vakajama
suomi: Wakayama
svenska: Wakayama
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Tiếng Việt: Wakayama (thành phố)
文言: 和歌山市
粵語: 和歌山市
中文: 和歌山市