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Ishinomaki City

石巻市
City
Flag of Ishinomaki City
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Country Japan
Region Tōhoku
Prefecture Miyagi Prefecture
Area
 • Total 555.36 km2 (214.43 sq mi)
Population
 (January 1, 2010)
 • Total 164,294
 • Density 295.83/km2 (766.2/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+9 (Japan Standard Time)
- Tree Japanese Black Pine
- Flower Azalea
Phone number 0225-95-1111
Address 14-1, Kokucho,
Ishinomaki-shi, Miyagi-ken
(The City Hall has been moved from Hiyorigaoka to Kokucho, in front of JR Ishinomaki Station, dated March 23, 2010.)
986-8501
Website www.city.ishinomaki.lg.jp

Ishinomaki (石巻市 Ishinomaki-shi) is a city in Miyagi Prefecture, Japan.

As of January 1, 2010, about 164,294 people lived there. That was 295.83 people per km². The total area is 555.35 km².

Ishinomaki was one the cities most seriously affected by the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami. Between 1 March and 31 August 2011, many people left Ishinomaki. 6,500 fewer people, or 4%, lived there.

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