Tomigusuku
豊見城市
Tumigushiku
Tomigusuku City Montage
Location of Tomigusuku in Okinawa Prefecture
Tomigusuku
Tomigusuku
 
Coordinates: 26°9′40″N 127°40′8″E / 26.16111°N 127.66889°E / 26.16111; 127.66889Coordinates: 26°9′40″N 127°40′8″E / 26.16111°N 127.66889°E / 26.16111; 127.66889
CountryJapan
RegionKyushu
PrefectureOkinawa Prefecture
Government
 • MayorHaruki Yoshii
Area
 • Total19.60 km2 (7.57 sq mi)
Population
 (October 1, 2016)
 • Total61,613
 • Density3,140/km2 (8,100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+9 (Japan Standard Time)
- TreeEbony
- FlowerBougainvillea
Address854-1, Aza Onaga, Tomigusuku-shi 901-0292
Websitewww.city.tomigusuku.okinawa.jp(in Japanese)

Tomigusuku (豊見城市, Tomigusuku-shi, Okinawan: トゥミグシク, romanized: Tumigushiku[1]) is a city located in Okinawa Prefecture, Japan. As of 2012, the city has an estimated population of 60,004 and a population density of 3117 persons per km².[2] The total area is 19.25 km².

On April 1, 2002, the administrative status of Tomigusuku was changed from village (Japanese: 村; son) to city (Japanese: 市; shi). Until then it had been the largest village in Japan.

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References

  1. ^ 滝原康盛 Takihara Yasumori. 沖縄語会話集 日本語・沖縄語・ローマ字付き Okinawago Kaiwashū: Nihongo, Okinawago, Rōmaji-tsuki. (Okinawan Conversation Collection: Japanese, Okinawan, Romaji.) 那覇:沖縄芸能出版 Naha: Okinawa Geinō Shuppan. Heisei 6 (1994). p. 107. (in Japanese)
  2. ^ ひとのうごき [Population Trends] (in Japanese). City of Tomigusuku, Okinawa Prefecture, Japan: City of Tomigusuku. 2012. Retrieved 2013-01-28.