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Naruto
鳴門市
City
Flag of Naruto
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Area
 • Total 135.46 km2 (52.30 sq mi)
Population (January 2008)
 • Total 62,453
 • Density 461/km2 (1,190/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
- Tree Ilex integra
- Flower Hamabō (Hibiscus hamabo)
Phone number 088-684-1111
Address 170 Muyachō Minamihama Higashihama, Naruto-shi, Tokushima-ken
772-8501
Website Naruto City

Naruto (鳴門市 Naruto-shi) is a Japanese city in Tokushima Prefecture on the island of Shikoku.

One of the famous attractions is the Naruto whirlpools between Naruto and Awaji Island in the Seto Inland Sea.

Naruto has the home stadium of professional soccer team Tokushima Vortis.

Ryōzen-ji and Gokuraku-ji are in Naruto. They are the first two temples of the 88 Temple Pilgrimage.

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