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Kobe

神戸
神戸市 · Kobe Ceety[1]
Frae top left: Port o Kobe, Akashi Kaikyō Brig, Kitano-chō, Kobe Cheenaetoun, Nicht View frae Kikuseidai o Mt. Maya, Kobe Port Touer
Banner o Kobe
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Offeecial logo o Kobe
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Location of Kobe in Hyōgo
Location of Kobe in Hyōgo
Kobe is locatit in Japan
Kobe
Kobe
 
Coordinates: 34°41′24″N 135°11′44″E / 34.69000°N 135.19556°E / 34.69000; 135.19556Coordinates: 34°41′24″N 135°11′44″E / 34.69000°N 135.19556°E / 34.69000; 135.19556
CountryJapan
RegionKansai
PrefecturHyōgo
Govrenment
 • MayorTatsuo Yada
Area
 • Total552.26 km2 (213.23 sq mi)
Population
 (1 August 2011)
 • Tot1,545,410 (5t)
Time zoneUTC+9 (Japan Staundart Time)
- TreeCamellia sasanqua
- FlouerHydrangea
Phone number078-331-8181
Address6-5-1 Kano-chō, Chūō-ku, Kōbe-shi, Hyōgo-ken
650-8570
WabsteidCeety o Kobe

Kobe (神戸市, Kōbe-shi), pronooncit kohːbay, is the fift-lairgest ceety in Japan an is the caipital ceety o Hyōgo Prefectur on the soothren side o the main island o Honshū, approximately 30 km (19 mi) wast o Osaka. Wi a population o about 1.5 million, the ceety is pairt o the Keihanshin (Keihanshin) metropolitan aurie alang wi Osaka an Kyoto.

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Twin touns an sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Kobe haes seiven sister ceeties an a number o ither affiliations.[2] They are:

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Kobe's official English name
  2. "Sister City, Friendly City, Friendship & Cooperation City" (in Japanese). © 2007-2009 City of Kobe. Retrieved 2009-07-14.  Freemit airtin in |publisher= (help)
  3. "Twin cities of Riga". Riga City Council. Retrieved 2009-07-27. 
  4. "Barcelona internacional - Ciutats agermanades" (in Spanish). © 2006-2009 Ajuntament de Barcelona. Retrieved 2009-07-13.  Freemit airtin in |publisher= (help)

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