Yokosuka

Yokosuka (横須賀市, Yokosuka-shi) is a city in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan.

Yokosuka
横須賀市
Top:View of downtown Yokosuka from Verny Seaside Park, Middle:Mikasa Battleship Monument and Heihachirō Togō Statue, Kurihama Matthew Perry Park, Bottom:Yokosuka Naval Curry, Kannon Cape and seaside park (all item for left to right)
Location of Yokosuka in Kanagawa Prefecture
Yokosuka
 
Coordinates: 35°15′N 139°40′E
CountryJapan
RegionKantō
PrefectureKanagawa Prefecture
Government
  MayorKatsuaki Kamiji
Area
  Total100.7 km2 (38.9 sq mi)
Population
 (October 1, 2017)
  Total409,478
  Density4,066/km2 (10,530/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+9 (Japan Standard Time)
– TreePrunus speciosa
– FlowerCrinum asiaticum
– BirdCommon gull
Address11 Ogawa-cho, Yokosuka-shi, Kanagawa-ken 238-8550
Websitewww.city.yokosuka.kanagawa.jp
Yokosuka
Japanese name
Kanji横須賀
Hiraganaよこすか
Katakanaヨコスカ
Yokosuka City Hall
View of Mount Fuji and downtown Yokosuka, seen from Uraga Channel

As of October 2017, the city has a population of 409,478, and a population density of 4,066 inhabitants per square kilometre (10,530/sq mi).[1] The total area is 100.7 km2 (38.9 sq mi). Yokosuka is the 11th most populous city in the Greater Tokyo Area, and the 12th in the Kantō region. The city is host to United States Fleet Activities Yokosuka.


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