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Encyclopedia > Shimada, Shizuoka

Shimada (島田市; -shi) is a city located in Shizuoka, Japan. This article is about the Japanese municipality system. ... Shizuoka Prefecture (静岡県; Shizuoka-ken) is located in the Chubu region on Honshu island, Japan. ...

As of 2003, the city has an estimated population of 75,463 and the density of 575.88 persons per km². The total area is 131.04 km². 2003 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar, and also: The International Year of Freshwater The European Disability Year Events January January 1 - Luíz Inácio Lula Da Silva becomes the 37th President of Brazil. ... Population density can be used as a measurement of any tangible item. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ...

The city was founded on January 1, 1948. It is twinned with Richmond, California in the USA. January 1 is the first day of the calendar year in both the Julian and Gregorian calendars. ... 1948 is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... This article is about partnerships between towns distant from each other; see Twin cities for the different concept of physically neighbouring cities. ... Richmond is a city located in Contra Costa County, California. ...

External links

  • Official website (http://www.city.shimada.shizuoka.jp/) in Japanese
  Shizuoka Prefecture
Atami | Fuji | Fujieda | Fujinomiya | Fukuroi | Gotenba | Hamakita | Hamamatsu | Ito | Iwata | Izu | Kakegawa | Kosai | Mishima | Numazu | Omaezaki | Shimada | Shimoda | Shizuoka (capital) | Susono | Tenryu | Yaizu
Fuji | Haibara | Hamana | Ihara | Inasa | Iwata | Kamo | Ogasa | Shida | Shuchi | Sunto | Tagata
  See also: Towns and villages by district edit (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Template:Shizuoka&action=edit)

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Shizuoka Prefecture - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (632 words)
Shizuoka Prefecture is an elongated region following the coast of the Pacific Ocean at the Suruga Bay.
The former cities of Shimizu and Shizuoka merged to create the new city of Shizuoka.
The city of Shimada(2nd one) is scheduled to merge the town of Kawane from Haibara District on April 1, 2007.
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