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Kurobe, Toyama

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Kurobe

黒部市
Kurobe City Hall
Kurobe City Hall
Flag of Kurobe
Flag
Official seal of Kurobe
Seal
Location of Kurobe in Toyama Prefecture
Location of Kurobe in Toyama Prefecture
Kurobe is located in Japan
Kurobe
Kurobe
 
Coordinates: 36°52′N 137°27′E / 36.867°N 137.450°E / 36.867; 137.450
CountryJapan
RegionChūbu (Kōshin'etsu)
PrefectureToyama
Government
 • - MayorYasuo Horiuchi
Area
 • Total426.31 km2 (164.60 sq mi)
Population
 (February 2018)
 • Total41,564
 • Density95.8/km2 (248/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+9 (Japan Standard Time)
Symbols 
• TreeTsuga sieboldii, Juglans
• FlowerCherry blossom, Camellia
Phone number0765-54-2111
Address725 Mikkaichi, Kurobe-shi, Toyama-ken 938-8555
Websitekurobe.city.kurobe.toyama.jp

Kurobe (黒部市, Kurobe-shi) is a city in Toyama Prefecture, in the Chūbu region of Japan. As of 1 February 2018, the city had an estimated population of 41,564 in 15,387 households and a population density of 95.8 persons per km².[1] Its total area was 426.31 square kilometres (164.60 sq mi).[citation needed]

Geography

Kurobe is located in northeastern of Toyama Prefecture, with a topography ranging from sea level at Toyama Bay to the 3000 meter mountains of the Northern Alps on the border with Nagano Prefecture. The Kurobe River flows through the city. Kurobe has a humid continental climate (Köppen Cfa) characterized by mild summers and cold winters with heavy snowfall. The average annual temperature in Kurobe is 13.7 °C. The average annual rainfall is 2277 mm with September as the wettest month. The temperatures are highest on average in August, at around 26.2 °C, and lowest in January, at around 2.6 °C.[2]

Surrounding municipalities

Demographics

Per Japanese census data,[3] the population of Kurobe has declined slightly over the past 40 years.

Census Year Population
1970 41,847
1980 43,096
1990 43,754
2000 43,084
2010 41,852

History

The area of present-day Kurobe was part of ancient Etchū Province. The towns of Ikuji and Mikkaichi were created on April 1, 1889 with the establishment of the municipalities system. On April 1, 1954, the town of Ikuji merged with the town of Sakurai to form the city of Kurobe.[4]

On March 31, 2006 the town of Unazuki (from Shimoniikawa District) was merged into Kurobe.[4]

Government

Kurobe has a mayor-council form of government with a directly elected mayor and a unicameral city legislature of 18 members.

Economy

Kurobe is the world headquarters of YKK.

Education

Kurobe has nine public elementary schools and four public junior high schools. The city has one public high school operated by the Toyama Prefectural Board of Education. The prefecture also operates one special education school.[citation needed]

Transportation

Railway

Highway

International relations

Local attractions

Notable people from Kurobe

References

  1. ^ Kurobe city official statistics (in Japanese)
  2. ^ Kurobe climate data
  3. ^ Kurobe population statistics
  4. ^ a b Kurobe official city history(in Japanese)
  5. ^ "International Exchange". List of Affiliation Partners within Prefectures. Council of Local Authorities for International Relations (CLAIR). Archived from the original on 8 February 2012. Retrieved 21 November 2015.
  6. ^ a b Kurobe city official home page(in Japanese)

External links

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