Yawata, Kyoto


Kotsuya Bridge, as known for low water crossing place in Japan.


Location of Yawata in Kyoto Prefecture

Location in Japan

Coordinates: 34°52′N 135°42′E / 34.867°N 135.700°E / 34.867; 135.700Coordinates: 34°52′N 135°42′E / 34.867°N 135.700°E / 34.867; 135.700
Country Japan
Region Kansai
Prefecture Kyoto Prefecture
  Mayor Horiguchi Fumiaki (since February 2012)
  Total 24.37 km2 (9.41 sq mi)
Population (May 31, 2011)
  Total 74,150
  Density 3,042.68/km2 (7,880.5/sq mi)
  Tree Cinnamomum camphora
  Flower Rhododendron
  Bird Parus minor
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
City hall address Yawata-Sonouchi 75, Yawata City, Kyoto Prefecture (京都府八幡市八幡園内75)

Yawata (八幡市 Yawata-shi) is a city located in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan.

As of May 31, 2011, the city has an estimated population of 74,150, with 31,120 households and a population density of 3,042.68 persons per km². The total area is 24.37 km².

The city was founded on November 1, 1977 and currently has a sister city in Milan, Ohio

The Iwashimizu Hachimangu is located in Yawata.

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