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Kitami, Hokkaidō

Settlement typeCity
PrefectureHokkaidō (Abashiri)
MayorHideo Shirai
Total Area551 sq mi (1427.56 km2)
Total Population126075 (March 2008)
Density (pop.)88.3/km2 (228.7/sq mi)
Other information
Time zoneJapan Standard Time (UTC+9)

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|} is a city located in Abashiri Subprefecture, Hokkaido, Japan. It is the most populous city and the commercial center in the subprefecture, although the subprefectural capital is Abashiri.

Kitami is in central Abashiri Subprefecture. The Kitami Mountains are nearby.

As of December 31, 2009, the city has a population of 126,075 and a population density of 88.3 persons per km2. The total area is .

Kitami at one time exported mint (known as hakka locally) to 70% of the world's mint consumption.

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