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Fukushima

福島市
Fukushima City
Fukushima City
Flag of Fukushima
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Location of Fukushima in Fukushima Prefecture
Location of Fukushima in Fukushima Prefecture
Country Japan
Region Tōhoku
Prefecture Fukushima Prefecture
Area
 • Total 746.43 km2 (288.20 sq mi)
Elevation
67 m (220 ft)
Population
 (May 1, 2011)
 • Total 290,064
 • Density 388.602/km2 (1,006.474/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+9 (Japan Standard Time)
- Tree Zelkova serrata
- Flower Peach
- Bird Great tit
Phone number 024-535-1111
Address 3-1 Gorōuchimachi, Fukushima-shi, Fukushima-ken
960–8601
Website City of Fukushima

Fukushima is a city in northern Japan. It is the capital of Fukushima Prefecture. The city of Iino was merged into the city of Fukushima on 1 July 2008.

Geography

The Abukuma River flows through the city.

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