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The following list sorts all cities (including towns) in the Japanese prefecture of Wakayama with a population of more than 5,000 according to the 2015 Census. As of October 1, 2015, 24 places fulfill this criterion and are listed here. This list refers only to the population of individual cities, towns and villages within their defined limits, which does not include other municipalities or suburban areas within urban agglomerations.

List

The following table lists the 24 cities and towns in Wakayama with a population of at least 5,000 on October 1, 2015, according to the 2015 Census. The table also gives an overview of the evolution of the population since the 1995 census.[1]

Rank
(2015)
Name Status 1995 2000 2005 2010 2015
1 Wakayama City 393,885 386,551 375,591 370,364 364,154
2 Tanabe City 86,159 85,646 82,499 79,119 74,770
3 Hashimoto City 69,329 70,469 68,529 66,361 63,621
4 Kinokawa City 68,802 70,067 67,862 65,840 62,616
5 Iwade City 41,550 48,156 50,834 52,882 53,452
6 Kainan City 62,634 60,373 57,744 54,783 51,860
7 Shingū City 36,278 35,176 33,790 31,498 29,331
8 Arida City 34,283 33,661 32,143 30,592 28,470
9 Aridagawa Town 29,703 29,563 28,640 27,162 26,361
10 Gobō City 28,510 28,034 27,053 26,111 24,801
11 Shirahama Town 24,916 24,563 23,642 22,696 21,533
12 Katsuragi Town 22,052 20,945 19,670 18,230 16,992
13 Kushimoto Town 22,521 21,429 19,931 18,249 16,558
14 Nachikatsuura Town 19,943 19,417 18,185 17,080 15,682
15 Kamitonda Town 13,752 14,501 14,775 14,807 14,989
16 Minabe Town 14,907 14,734 14,200 13,470 12,742
17 Yuasa Town 16,067 15,410 14,742 13,210 12,200
18 Hidakagawa Town 11,556 11,607 11,305 10,509 9,776
19 Kimino Town 13,378 12,387 11,643 10,391 9,206
20 Inami Town 10,077 9,769 9,192 8,606 8,068
21 Hidaka Town 6,926 7,148 7,344 7,432 7,641
22 Mihama Town 8,919 8,802 8,462 8,077 7,480
23 Hirogawa Town 8,735 8,361 8,071 7,714 7,224
24 Yura Town 8,056 7,625 7,179 6,508 5,837

References

  1. ^ "Wakayama (Japan): Prefecture, Cities, Towns and Villages – Population Statistics, Charts and Map". www.citypopulation.de. Retrieved 2019-06-15.