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Mitsuke, Niigata

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Country  Japan
Phone number  0258-62-1700
Population  40,467 (Feb 2016)
Prefecture  Niigata Prefecture
- Tree  Prunus mume
Area  77.91 km²
Local time  Wednesday 6:33 AM
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Region  Chūbu (Kōshin'etsu) (Hokuriku)
Time zone  Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Address  2-1-1, Showa-cho, Mitsuke-shi, Niigata-ken 954-8686
Weather  2°C, Wind SE at 11 km/h, 83% Humidity

Mitsuke (見附市, Mitsuke-shi) is a city located in central Niigata Prefecture, in the Hokuriku region of Japan. As of 1 June 2016, the city had an estimated population of 40,467 and a population density of 519 persons per km². Its total area was 77.01 square kilometres (29.73 sq mi). The area of Mitsuke city is the smallest in Niigata Prefecture.

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Map of Mitsuke, Niigata Prefecture, Japan

Geography

Mitsuke is located in an inland region near the geographical centre of Niigata Prefecture, it has a monument called the "Navel of Niigata" (新潟のへそ Niigata no heso.)

Surrounding municipalities

  • Niigata Prefecture
  • Niigata
  • Sanjō
  • History

    The area of present-day Mitsuke was part of ancient Echigo Province. The town of Mitsuke was established on April 1, 1887 with the creation of the municipalities system within Minamikanbara District, Niigata. It was raised to city status on March 31, 1954.

    Education

    Mitsuke has eight public elementary schools and four public middle schools. There are two public high schools, and also one special education school.

    Railway

  • JR East – Shin'etsu Main Line
  • Mitsuke Station
  • Highway

  • Japan National Route 8
  • References

    Mitsuke, Niigata Wikipedia


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