Ishinomaki, Miyagi facts for kids
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|• Total||555.36 km2 (214.43 sq mi)|
(January 1, 2010)
|• Density||295.83/km2 (766.2/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+9 (Japan Standard Time)|
|- Tree||Japanese Black Pine|
(The City Hall has been moved from Hiyorigaoka to Kokucho, in front of JR Ishinomaki Station, dated March 23, 2010.)
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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