Matsuyama

Matsuyama (松山市, Matsuyama-shi, Japanese: [matsɯꜜjama]) is the capital city of Ehime Prefecture, on the island of Shikoku, in Japan and is also Shikoku's largest city. As of 1 October 2022, the city had an estimated population of 505,948 in 243541 households and a population density of 1200 persons per km².[1] The total area of the city is 429.35 square kilometres (165.77 sq mi).

Matsuyama
松山市
From top left:Dōgo Onsen Honkan, Stone monument of Shiki Masaoka, Matsuyama Castle, Botchan train, The gate of Ishite-ji, Iyotetsu Matsuyama-shi Station, Gintengai Street
Location of Matsuyama in Ehime Prefecture
Matsuyama
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 33°50′N 132°46′E
CountryJapan
RegionShikoku
PrefectureEhime
Government
  MayorKatsuhito Noshi (since December 2010)
Area
  Total429.35 km2 (165.77 sq mi)
Population
 (October 1, 2022)
  Total505,948
  Density1,200/km2 (3,100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+09:00 (JST)
City hall address4-7-2 Nibanchō, Matsuyama-shi, Ehime-ken 790-8571
WebsiteOfficial website
Symbols
FlowerCamellia
Matsuyama City Hall
Ehime Prefectural Capital Building
A panoramic view of the city from Matsuyama Castle

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