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Matsue
松江
City
松江市 · Matsue
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Location of Matsue in Shimane
Location of Matsue in Shimane
 
Country Japan
Region Chūgoku
Prefecture Shimane
Area
 • Total 530.21 km2 (204.72 sq mi)
Population (April 30, 2011)
 • Total 191,852
 • Density 361.84/km2 (937.2/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
- Tree Pinus, Cherry blossom
- Flower Camellia, Phony
Phone number 0852-55-5555
Address 86 Suetsugu, Matsue-shi, Shimane-ken
690-8540
Website www.city.matsue.shimane.jp

Matsue (松江) is a city in Japan on the Japan Sea coast. It is the capital of Shimane Prefecture. It is known for its historic castle and as the home of Lafcadio Hearn.


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