Kamaishi, Iwate

Kamaishi, Iwate

Infobox City Japan
Name= Kamaishi
JapaneseName= 釜石市

Region= Tōhoku
Prefecture= Iwate
PopDate=April 2008
LatitudeDegrees= 39
LatitudeMinutes= 16
LongtitudeDegrees= 141
LongtitudeMinutes= 53
Tree=Tabunoki (Machilus thunbergii)
Flower=Sukashiyuri (Lilium pseudolirion)
Bird=Streaked Shearwater

SymbolDescription= Flag
Mayor= Takenori Noda
CityHallAddress=3-9-13, Tadakoechō, Kamaishi-shi, Iwate-ken
CityHallPhone= 0193-22-2111
CityHallLink= [http://www.city.kamaishi.iwate.jp/ Kamaishi City]

Kamaishi (釜石市; -shi) is a city located in Iwate, Japan.

As of 2008, the city has an estimated population of 41,022 and the density of 92.9 persons per km². The total area is 441.42 km².

The city was founded on May 5, 1937.

It is located in the middle of the rugged Sanriku
rias coast. Steel industry once flourished here.

External links

*ja icon [http://www.city.kamaishi.iwate.jp/ Kamaishi official website]

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