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Uji, Kyoto

Administration
Full nameUji
Native name宇治市
Native name langja
Settlement typeCity
CountryJapan
RegionKansai
PrefectureKyoto
Government
MayorTadao Fujita
Geography
Total Area26.1 sq mi (67.55 km2)
Demography
Total Population189929 (August 1, 2011)
Density (pop.)auto/km2 (0/sq mi)
Other information
Time zoneJapan Standard Time (UTC+9)
TreeAcer
FlowerKerria japonica
BirdAlcedo atthis
Phone number0774-22-3141
Address33 Uji Biwa, Uji-shi, Kyōto-fu
611-8501

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|} is a city on the southern outskirts of the city of Kyoto, in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. Founded on March 1, 1951, Uji is located between the two ancient capitals of Nara and Kyoto. The city sits on the Uji River, which has its source in Lake Biwa. As of April 1, 2008, Uji has an estimated population of 193,020 and is the second largest city in Kyoto prefecture. The city has an area of 67.55 km2, giving it a density of 2,856 persons per km2.


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