Yamagata, Yamagata facts for kids
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|山形市 · Yamagata City|
Location of Yamagata in Yamagata Prefecture
|• Total||381.34 km2 (147.24 sq mi)|
(July 1, 2011)
|• Density||665.94/km2 (1,724.8/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+9 (Japan Standard Time)|
|- Tree||Japanese Rowan|
|Address||2-3-25 Hatagomachi, Yamagata-shi, Yamagata-ken
Yamagata (山形市code: ja is deprecated , Yamagata-shi) is a city in the Tōhoku region of Japan. It is the capital city of Yamagata Prefecture. It is on the island of Honshu. It has been recognized as a special city since 2001.
The sightseeing spot of Yamagata are the peaks of the Zaou, Rissyaku Temple and Yamagata castle. This place is site of Hanagaza festival. This festival is held in August.
Yamagata is hot in summer and cold in winter.
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