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Tomakomai, Hokkaidō

Administration
JapaneseName苫小牧
Settlement typeCity
CountryJapan
RegionHokkaido
PrefectureHokkaido (Iburi)
Government
MayorHirofumi Iwakura
Geography
Total Area216.7 sq mi (561.49 km2)
Demography
Total Population173504 (March 2008)
Density (pop.)310/km2 (802.9/sq mi)
Other information
Time zoneJapan Standard Time (UTC+9)

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|} is a city and port located in Iburi, Hokkaido, Japan. Though its name implies a small, idyllic town, it is the largest city in the Iburi Subprefecture. As of 2008, it had an estimated population of 173,504 and a population density of 310 persons per km2. The total area is 561.49 km2.

The sister city for Tomakomai is Napier of Hawke's Bay, New Zealand.

The city was founded on April 1, 1948.


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