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Wakayama
和歌山
Core city
和歌山市 · Wakayama City
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Location of Wakayama in Wakayama Prefecture
Location of Wakayama in Wakayama Prefecture
 
Country Japan
Region Kansai
Prefecture Wakayama Prefecture
Area
 • Total 210.25 km2 (81.18 sq mi)
Population (October 1, 2010)
 • Total 369,088
 • Density 1,755.47/km2 (4,546.6/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
- Tree Cinnamomum camphora
- Flower Azalea
Phone number 81-(0)73-432-0001
Address Nanabancho 23, Wakayama City, Wakayama Prefecture (和歌山県和歌山市七番丁23番)
640-8511
Website City of Wakayama

Wakayama (和歌山市 Wakayama-shi) is a city in the Kansai region of Japan on the island of Honshu. It is the capital city of Wakayama Prefecture.

It has been recognized as a core city since 1997.

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