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Yonezawa
米沢市

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Location of Yonezawa in Yamagata
Yonezawa is located in Japan
Yonezawa
Coordinates: 37°55′N 140°7′E / 37.917°N 140.117°E / 37.917; 140.117
Country Japan
Region Tōhoku
Prefecture Yamagata
Government
 - Mayor Takashi Sakata
Area
 - Total 548.74 km2 (211.9 sq mi)
Population
(January 2008)
91,704
 - Density 167/km2 (432.5/sq mi)
City Symbols
 - Tree Kometsuga (Tsuga diversifolia)
 - Flower Azumashakunage (Rhododendron metternichii Sieb. et Zucc. var. pentamerum Maxim)
Website Yonezawa City
Phone number 0238-22-5111
Address

5-2-25 Kanaike, Yonezawa-shi, Yamagata-ken
992-8501

Yonezawa (米沢市; -shi) is a city located in Yamagata, Japan.

As of 2008, the city has an estimated population of 91,704 and the density of 167 persons per km². The total area is 548.74 km².

The city was founded on April 1, 1889.

Yonezawa is most famous for its local delicacies (apples, beef, and carp) and for being a castle town that was once home to the Uesugi clan, including the daimyō Uesugi Yozan.

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Shadow picture of Yamagata Prefecture Yamagata Prefecture
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Cities
Higashine | Kaminoyama | Murayama | Nagai | Nan'yō | Obanazawa | Sagae | Sakata | Shinjō | Tendō | Tsuruoka | Yamagata (capital) | Yonezawa
Districts
Akumi | Higashimurayama | Higashiokitama | Higashitagawa | Kitamurayama | Mogami | Nishimurayama | Nishiokitama
  See also: Towns and villages by district edit

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