Kanazawa

Kanazawa (金沢市, Kanazawa-shi) is the capital city of Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan. As of 1 January 2018, the city had an estimated population of 466,029 in 203,271 households, and a population density of 990 persons per km2.[1] The total area of the city was 468.64 square kilometres (180.94 sq mi).

Kanazawa
金沢市
From top left: Gate of Kanazawa Castle, Kenroku-en, Ōmichō Market, Higashi Geisha District, Kanazawa seen from Mt. Kigo, Oyama Shrine
Location of Kanazawa in Ishikawa Prefecture
Kanazawa
 
Coordinates: 36°33′39.8″N 136°39′23.1″E
CountryJapan
RegionChūbu (Hokuriku)
PrefectureIshikawa Prefecture
Government
  MayorTakashi Murayama (from March 2022)
Area
  Total468.64 km2 (180.94 sq mi)
Population
 (January 1, 2018)
  Total466,029
  Density990/km2 (2,600/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+09:00 (Japan Standard Time)
City symbols 
TreePrunus mume
FlowerIris
Salvia splendens
Begonia
Impatiens walleriana
Pelargonium
Phone number076-220-2111
Address1-1-1 Hirozaka, Kanazawa-shi, Ishikawa-ken 920-8577
WebsiteOfficial website
Kanazawa City Hall

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