Ceety designatit bi govrenment ordinance

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A ceety designatit bi govrenment ordinance (政令指定都市 seirei shitei toshi?), also kent as a designatit ceety (指定都市 shitei toshi?) or govrenment ordinance ceety (政令市 seirei shi?), is a Japanese ceety that haes a population greater than 500,000 an haes been designatit as such bi an order o the cabinet o Japan unner Airticle 252, Section 19 o the Local Autonomy Law.

Leet o designatit ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Beginnin in 1956, ceeties designatit bi govrenment ordinance were established.[1]

Name Japanese Population (2010) Date o designation Region Prefectur # o wards Divisions
Chiba 千葉 962,130 1992-04-01 Kantō Chiba 6 Leet
Fukuoka 福岡 1,463,826 1972-04-01 Kyushu Fukuoka 7 Leet
Hamamatsu 浜松 800,912 2007-04-01 Chūbu Shizuoka 7 Leet
Hiroshima 広島 1,174,209 1980-04-01 Chūgoku Hiroshima 8 Leet
Kawasaki 川崎 1,425,678 1972-04-01 Kantō Kanagawa 7 Leet
Kitakyushu 北九州 977,288 1963-04-01 Kyushu Fukuoka 7 Leet
Kobe 神戸 1,544,873 1956-09-01 Kansai Hyōgo 9 Leet
Kumamoto 熊本 731,286 2012-04-01 Kyushu Kumamoto 5 Leet
Kyoto 京都 1,474,473 1956-09-01 Kansai Kyoto 11 Leet
Nagoya 名古屋 2,263,907 1956-09-01 Chūbu Aichi 16 Leet
Niigata 新潟 812,192 2007-04-01 Chūbu Niigata 8 Leet
Okayama 岡山 709,622 2009-04-01 Chūgoku Okayama 4 Leet
Osaka 大阪 2,666,371 1956-09-01 Kansai Osaka 24 Leet
Sagamihara 相模原 717,561 2010-04-01 Kantō Kanagawa 3 Leet
Saitama さいたま 1,222,910 2003-04-01 Kantō Saitama 10 Leet
Sakai 842,134 2006-04-01 Kansai Osaka 7 Leet
Sapporo 札幌 1,914,434 1972-04-01 Hokkaido Hokkaido 10 Leet
Sendai 仙台 1,045,903 1989-04-01 Tōhoku Miyagi 5 Leet
Shizuoka 静岡 716,328 2005-04-01 Chūbu Shizuoka 3 Leet
Yokohama 横浜 3,689,603 1956-09-01 Kantō Kanagawa 18 Leet

Designatit ceety requirements[eedit | eedit soorce]

Cairt o ceeties designatit bi govrenment ordinance
  1. A population greater than 500,000.

Application for designation is made bi a ceety wi the approval o baith the ceety an prefectural assemblies.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Jacobs, A.J. "Japan's Evolving Nested Municipal Hierarchy: The Race for Local Power in the 2000s," Urban Studies Research, Vol. 2011 (2011); doi:10.1155/2011/692764; retrieved 2012-3-23.