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Encyclopedia > Mishima, Shizuoka


Mishima (三島市; -shi) is a city located in Shizuoka, Japan.


Novelist Kimitake Hiraoka adopted his penname Yukio Mishima after the city.


As of 2003, the city has an estimated population of 111,484 and the density of 1,793.21 persons per km. The total area is 62.17 km.


The city was founded on April 29, 1941.


External links

  • Official website (http://www.city.mishima.shizuoka.jp/) in Japanese
  Shizuoka Prefecture
Cities
Atami | Fuji | Fujieda | Fujinomiya | Fukuroi | Gotenba | Hamakita | Hamamatsu | Ito | Iwata | Izu | Kakegawa | Kosai | Mishima | Numazu | Omaezaki | Shimada | Shimoda | Shizuoka (capital) | Susono | Tenryu | Yaizu
Districts
Fuji | Haibara | Hamana | Ihara | Inasa | Iwata | Kamo | Ogasa | Shida | Shuchi | Sunto | Tagata

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Mishima, Shizuoka - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (106 words)
Mishima (三島市; -shi) is a city located in Shizuoka, Japan.
As of 2003, the city has an estimated population of 111,484 and the density of 1,793.21 persons per km².
Mishima Station is on the Tokaido Shinkansen, Tokaido Main Line and Izu-Hakone Railway.
Japanese Pottery - Mishima Wares (763 words)
Mishima is a city in Shizuoka Prefecture that boasts splendid views of Mount Fuji and is known chiefly as a gateway to Hakone and the Izu Peninsula.
Mishima Oke has five rows of inlaid designs -- three are floral, one is slanted lines and the upper is wavy lines.
Mishima Oke radiates a feeling of warmth, controlled casualness and timeless beauty, as does its equally famous -- if quieter -- cousin, the meibutsu Ni-toku Mishima chawan, which also was in Rikyu's collection.
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