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Mishima, Shizuoka

Administration
JapaneseName三島市
CountryJapan
RegionChūbu, Tōkai
PrefectureShizuoka
Government
MayorTakeshi Toyooka (since December 2010)
Geography
Total Area24 sq mi (62.13 km2)
Demography
Total Population112078 (February 2009)
Density (pop.)1800/km2 (4662/sq mi)
Other information
Time zoneJapan Standard Time (UTC+9)

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|} is a city located in eastern Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan. As of 2009, the city has an estimated population of 112,078 and a density of 1,800 persons per km2. The total area is 62.13 km2. Its population has expanded since the opening of the Tōkaidō Shinkansen line made it possible to commute to Tokyo.

Novelist Kimitake Hiraoka adopted his penname Yukio Mishima after the city.


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