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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 2020 Census. As of October 1, 2020, 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, 2020, according to the 2020 Census. The table also gives an overview of the evolution of the population since the 1995 census.[1]

Rank
(2020)
Name Status 2020 2015 2010 2005 2000 1995
1 Wakayama City 356,858 364,154 370,364 375,591 386,551 393,885
2 Tanabe City 69,906 74,770 79,119 82,499 85,646 86,159
3 Hashimoto City 60,863 63,621 66,361 68,529 70,469 69,329
4 Kinokawa City 58,856 62,616 65,840 67,862 70,067 68,802
5 Iwade City 53,993 53,452 52,882 50,834 48,156 41,550
6 Kainan City 48,400 51,860 54,783 57,744 60,373 62,634
7 Shingū City 27,187 29,331 31,498 33,790 35,176 36,278
8 Arida City 26,553 28,470 30,592 32,143 33,661 34,283
9 Aridagawa Town 25,274 26,361 27,162 28,640 29,563 29,703
10 Gobō City 23,488 24,801 26,111 27,053 28,034 28,510
11 Shirahama Town 20,270 21,533 22,696 23,642 24,563 24,916
12 Katsuragi Town 15,990 16,992 18,230 19,670 20,945 22,052
13 Kamitonda Town 15,240 14,989 14,807 14,775 14,501 13,752
14 Kushimoto Town 14,969 16,558 18,249 19,931 21,429 22,521
15 Nachikatsuura Town 14,144 15,682 17,080 18,185 19,417 19,943
16 Minabe Town 11,823 12,742 13,470 14,200 14,734 14,907
17 Yuasa Town 11,117 12,200 13,210 14,742 15,410 16,067
18 Hidakagawa Town 9,223 9,776 10,509 11,305 11,607 11,556
19 Kimino Town 8,264 9,206 10,391 11,643 12,387 13,378
20 Inami Town 7,722 8,068 8,606 9,192 9,769 10,077
21 Hidaka Town 7,673 7,641 7,432 7,344 7,148 6,926
22 Mihama Town 6,866 7,480 8,077 8,462 8,802 8,919
23 Hirogawa Town 6,785 7,224 7,714 8,071 8,361 8,735
24 Yura Town 5,373 5,837 6,508 7,179 7,625 8,056

References

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