Matsumoto, Nagano

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Special ceety
松本市 · Matsumoto
Matsumoto Castle
Matsumoto Castle
Banner o Matsumoto
Location o Matsumoto in Nagano Prefectur
Location o Matsumoto in Nagano Prefectur
Matsumoto is locatit in Japan
Coordinates: 36°14′N 137°58′E / 36.233°N 137.967°E / 36.233; 137.967Coordinates: 36°14′N 137°58′E / 36.233°N 137.967°E / 36.233; 137.967
Kintra Japan
Region Chūbu (Kōshin'etsu)
Prefectur Nagano Prefectur
 • Mayor Akira Sugenoya
 • Total 978.77 km2 (377.91 sq mi)
Population (Julie 1, 2012)
 • Tot 243,571
 • Density 250/km2 (640/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Staundart Time (UTC+9)
- Tree Japanese Reid Pine
- Flouer Japanese azalea
Phone nummer 0263-34-3000
Address 3-7 Marunouchi, Matsumoto-shi, Nagano-ken
Wabsteid Ceety o Matsumoto

Matsumoto (松本市, Matsumoto-shi) is a Japanese ceety in the Chūbu region on the island o Honshu.[1] It is a ceety locatit in Nagano Prefectur.[2] Matsumoto is designatit as a Special Ceety.[3]

As o Julie 1, 2012, the ceety haes an estimatit population o 243,571 an a population density o 250 persons per km². The tot aurie is 978.77 km².

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Signed in 1958
Signed on November 17, 1989
Signed on Mairch 21, 1995 as a friendship ceety
Signed wi the veelage o Azumi on Aprile 20, 1972 (Assumed the sister ceety honors on Aprile 1, 2005 efter the veelage o Azumi wis merged intae the ceety o Matsumoto.)

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Maatsumoto" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 618; "Chūbu" at p. 126.
  2. Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO), "Matsumoto/Shiojiri Area"; retrieved 2012-2-11.
  3. Jacobs, A.J. "Japan's Evolving Nested Municipal Hierarchy: The Race for Local Power in the 2000s," Urban Studies Research, (2011); Table 3; retrieved 20132-2-11.