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Yamaguchi, Yamaguchi

Administration
Full name山口市 · Yamaguchi City
Official name山口市 · Yamaguchi City
JapaneseName山口
Settlement typeCity
CountryJapan
RegionChūgoku
PrefectureYamaguchi
Government
MayorSumitada Watanabe
Geography
Total Area395 sq mi (1023.31 km2)
Demography
Total Population198971 (February 1, 2010)
Density (pop.)194.44/km2 (503.6/sq mi)
Other information
Time zoneJapan Standard Time (UTC+9)

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|} is the capital city of Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan.

As of February 1, 2010, the city has an estimated population of 198,971 and a population density of 194.44 persons per km2. The total area is 1023.31 km2.

The city was founded on April 10, 1929.

There is a famous Buddhist temple,

|}, with a five-story pagoda, a Catholic cathedral that commemorates the visit of Saint Francis Xavier and subsequent introduction of Christianity to Japan in 1550.

Yamaguchi is served by Yamaguchi Ube Airport in nearby Ube.


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