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Encyclopedia > Kakegawa, Shizuoka
View of Kakegawa Castle in April 2006.

Kakegawa (掛川市 Kakegawa-shi?) is a city located in Shizuoka, Japan. The original city was formed in 1959. The second Kakegawa was formed on April 1, 2005 when the towns of Daito and Osuka from Ogasa District merged into the original Kakegawa. Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (1600 × 1200 pixel, file size: 398 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Taken by user and uploaded under the GFDL. I, the creator of this work, hereby grant the permission to copy, distribute and/or modify this... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (1600 × 1200 pixel, file size: 398 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Taken by user and uploaded under the GFDL. I, the creator of this work, hereby grant the permission to copy, distribute and/or modify this... A city ) is a local administrative unit in Japan. ... Shizuoka Prefecture ) is located in the ChÅ«bu region on HonshÅ« island, Japan. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Daitō (大東町; -chou) is a town located in Ogasa District, Shizuoka, Japan. ... Ogasa (小笠郡; -gun) is a district located in Shizuoka, Japan. ...

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Demographics

As of 2005, the city has an estimated population of 114,751 and the density of 432.00 persons per km². The total area is 265.63 km². Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Population density by country, 2006 Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ...


Landmarks and attractions

Only a few hundred meters from the station is the rebuilt Kakegawa Castle, which was reopened in April 1994. Perhaps even more famous nowadays, the Kakegawa Kacho-en hosts a large variety of bird and plant species in a greenhouse-enclosed private garden, open to the public. The city is inundated with green tea fields and is known for its high quality Ocha (green tea). Both the ocean and mountains are contained within Kakegawa's limits and the Shinkansen runs through the town giving residents and visitors an easy out if they need it.


Sister cities

Kakegawa has sister city relationships with Eugene, Oregon and Corning, New York. It has been suggested that Track Town, USA be merged into this article or section. ... Rockwell Museum Corning is a city in Steuben County, New York, United States, on the Chemung River. ...


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Shizuoka Prefecture
Cities
Atami | Fuji | Fujieda | Fujinomiya | Fukuroi | Gotemba | Hamamatsu | Itō | Iwata | Izu | Izunokuni | Kakegawa | Kikugawa | Kosai | Makinohara | Mishima | Numazu | Omaezaki | Shimada | Shimoda | Shizuoka (capital) | Susono | Yaizu
Districts
Fuji | Haibara | Hamana | Ihara | Kamo | Shida | Shūchi | Suntō | Tagata
  See also: Towns and villages by district edit

Coordinates: 34°46′N, 138°01′E Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Shizuoka Prefecture ) is located in the ChÅ«bu region on HonshÅ« island, Japan. ... View of Atami Atami (熱海市; -shi) is a city located in Shizuoka, Japan. ... Fuji (富士市 Fuji-shi) is a city located in Shizuoka, Japan. ... Fujieda (藤枝市; -shi) is a city located in Shizuoka, Japan. ... Fujinomiya (富士宮市; -shi) is a city located in Shizuoka, Japan. ... Fukuroi (袋井市; -shi) is a city located in Shizuoka, Japan. ... Mt. ... Hamamatsu (浜松市) is a city located in western Shizuoka, Japan. ... Itō (伊東市; -shi) is a city located on the eastern shore of the Izu Peninsula in Shizuoka, Japan. ... Iwata (磐田市; -shi) is a city located in Shizuoka, Japan. ... Izu (伊豆市; -shi) is a city located in Shizuoka, Japan. ... Izunokuni (伊豆の国市; Izunokuni-shi; Izunokuni City) is a city located in Shizuoka, Japan. ... Kikugawa (菊川市; -shi) is a city located in Shizuoka, Japan. ... Kosai (湖西市; -shi) is a city located in Shizuoka, Japan. ... Makinohara (牧之原市; Makinohara-shi; Makinohara City) is a city located in Shizuoka, Japan. ... Mishima (三島市; -shi) is a city located in Shizuoka, Japan. ... Numazu (沼津市; -shi) is a city located in eastern Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan. ... Omaezaki Lighthouse Omaezaki (御前崎市; -shi) is a city located in Shizuoka, Japan. ... Shimada (島田市; -shi) is a city located in Shizuoka, Japan. ... Categories: Japan geography stubs | Cities in Shizuoka Prefecture ... Shizuoka (静岡市; -shi) is the capital city of Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan. ... Susono (裾野市; -shi) is a city located in Shizuoka, Japan. ... Yaizu (焼津市; -shi) is a city located in Shizuoka, Japan. ... Fuji (富士郡; -gun) is a district located in Shizuoka, Japan. ... Haibara (榛原郡; -gun) is a district located in Shizuoka, Japan. ... Hamana (浜名郡; -gun) is a district located in Shizuoka, Japan. ... Ihara (庵原郡; -gun) is a district located in Shizuoka, Japan. ... Kamo (賀茂郡; -gun) is a district located in Shizuoka, Japan. ... Shida (志太郡; -gun) is a district located in Shizuoka, Japan. ... ShÅ«chi (周智郡; -gun) is a district located in Shizuoka, Japan. ... Suntō (駿東郡; -gun) is a district located in Shizuoka, Japan. ... Tagata (田方郡; -gun) is a district located in Shizuoka, Japan. ... Shizuoka Prefecture ) is located in the ChÅ«bu region on HonshÅ« island, Japan. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


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Kakegawa, Shizuoka - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (139 words)
Kakegawa (掛川市; Kakegawa-shi) is a city located in Shizuoka, Japan.
The second Kakegawa was formed on April 1, 2005 when the towns of Daito and Osuka from Ogasa District merged into the original Kakegawa.
Only a few hundred meters from the station is the rebuilt Kakegawa Castle, which was reopened in April 1994.
Shizuoka Prefecture - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (562 words)
Shizuoka Prefecture is an elongated region following the coast of the Pacific Ocean.
The towns of Daito and Osuka from Ogasa District merged with the city of Kakegawa to form the new city of Kakegawa.
The new city of Iwata was formed when the old city of Iwata merged with the towns of Ryuyo, Fukude, Toyoda and the village of Toyooka from Iwata District.
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