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Tsuruoka, Yamagata

MayorYōichi Tomizuka
Total Area506.2 sq mi (1311.51 km2)
Total Population139148 (May 2008)
Density (pop.)106/km2 (274.5/sq mi)
Other information
Time zoneJapan Standard Time (UTC+9)

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|} is a city located in the Shonai region of Yamagata Prefecture, Japan.

Tsuruoka is the second largest city in Yamagata Prefecture after Yamagata City. After the neighboring towns of Fujishima, Atsumi, Asahi, Kushibiki and Haguro merged into Tsuruoka in October 2005, the city's total area came to 1,311.51 km2.

The city is located on the coast of Yamagata Prefecture bordering the Sea of Japan and has some locally popular beaches such as Yunohama and Sanze.

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