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Fukuyama, Hiroshima

Full name福山市
Official name福山市
Settlement typeCore city
PrefectureHiroshima Prefecture
MayorAkira Hada (since August 2004)
Total Area200 sq mi (518.07 km2)
Total Population465238 (January 31, 2010)
Density (pop.)898.02/km2 (2325.9/sq mi)
Other information
Time zoneJapan Standard Time (UTC+9)

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|} is a city located on the Ashida River in Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan.

As of January 31, 2010, the city has an estimated population of 465,238 and a population density of 898.02 persons per km2. The total area is 461.23 km2. After Hiroshima City, it is the largest city in Hiroshima Prefecture and is located on the far east side of the prefecture. The city's symbol is the rose and it holds an annual "Rose Festival" in the month of May. Fukuyama City is a vital commercial, industrial and communications center. It produces machinery, koto (Japanese harps), rubber products, electronics, textiles, and processed foods.

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