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Yamato

大和
大和市 · Yamato
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Location of Yamato in Kanagawa
Location of Yamato in Kanagawa
Country Japan
Region Kantō
Prefecture Kanagawa
Area
 • Total 27.06 km2 (10.45 sq mi)
Population
 (February 1, 2010)
 • Total 225,866
 • Density 8,320/km2 (21,500/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+9 (Japan Standard Time)
- Tree Yamazakura (Prunus jamasakura)
- Flower Nogiku (a group of Asteraceae)
- Bird Azure-winged Magpie
Address 1-1-1 Shimotsuruma, Yamato-shi, Kanagawa-ken
242-8601
Website City of Yamato

Yamato (大和市 (Yamato-shi)) is a city in central Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan.

It has been recognized as a special city since 2000.

Geography

Yamato is in the plains of north-central Kanagawa Prefecture.

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