Isahaya, Nagasaki

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Megane Bridge of Isahaya Park
Megane Bridge of Isahaya Park
Flag of Isahaya
Official seal of Isahaya
Location of Isahaya in Nagasaki Prefecture
Location of Isahaya in Nagasaki Prefecture
Isahaya is located in Japan
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 32°51′N 130°4′E / 32.850°N 130.067°E / 32.850; 130.067Coordinates: 32°51′N 130°4′E / 32.850°N 130.067°E / 32.850; 130.067
Country Japan
Region Kyushu
Prefecture Nagasaki Prefecture
 • Mayor Akio Miyamoto (since April 2009)
 • Total 320.99 km2 (123.93 sq mi)
Population (March 1, 2017)
 • Total 137,160
 • Density 430/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
 • Tree Euonymus hamiltonianus
 • Flower Rhododendron
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
City hall address 854-8601

Isahaya (諫早市, Isahaya-shi) is a city located in Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan. The city was founded on September 1, 1940.

As of March 2017, the city has an estimated population of 137,160 and a population density of 430 persons per km². The total area is 320.99 km².

On March 1, 2005, the towns of Tarami, Moriyama, Iimori, Takaki and Konagai (all from Kitatakaki District) were merged to create the new and expanded city of Isahaya. The city was once part of Kitatakaki District, but due to this merger, the district has no more municipalities left and the district was officially dissolved as a result of this merger.

Sister City relations

External links

  • Media related to Isahaya, Nagasaki at Wikimedia Commons
  • Isahaya City official website (in Japanese)

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