Kagoshima

Kagoshima
鹿児島
Core ceety
鹿児島市 · Kagoshima Ceety
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Kagoshima Ceety & Sakurajima
Banner o Kagoshima
Banner
Offeecial seal o Kagoshima
Seal
Location o Kagoshima in Kagoshima Prefectur
Location o Kagoshima in Kagoshima Prefectur
Kagoshima is locatit in Japan
Kagoshima
Kagoshima
 
Coordinates: 31°36′N 130°33′E / 31°36′N 130°33′E / 31.600; 130.550
KintraJapan
RegionKyushu
PrefecturKagoshima Prefectur
Govrenment
 • MayorHiroyuki Mori
Aurie
 • Total547.05 km2 (211.22 sq mi)
Population (1 Januar 2010)
 • Tot605,855
 • Density1,107.49/km2 (2,868.4/sq mi)
Time zoneJapan Staundart Time (UTC+9)
- TreeCamphor
- FlouerKyōchikutō
Phone nummer099-224-1111
Address11-1 Yamashita-machi, Kagoshima-shi, Kagoshima-ken 892-8677
Wabsteidwww.city.kagoshima.lg.jp

Kagoshima (鹿児島市, Kagoshima-shi) is the caipital ceety o Kagoshima Prefectur at the soothwastren tip o the Kyūshū island o Japan, an the lairgest ceety in the prefectur bi some margin. It haes been nicknamed the "Naples o the Eastren warld" for its bay location (Aira Caldera), het climate an impressive stratovolcano, Sakurajima.

As o 1 Januar 2010, the ceety haed an estimatit population o 605,855 an a density o 1,107.49 persons per km². The tot aurie is 546.71 km². In 2003, the ceety haed an estimatit population o anerlie 554,136 an density o 1,911.41 persons per km². The tot aurie wis 289.91 km².

The ceety's tot aurie naur doubled atween 2003 an 2005 as a result o five touns—the touns o Kōriyama an Matsumoto, baith frae Hioki Destrict, the toun o Kiire, frae Ibusuki Destrict, an the touns o Sakurajima an Yoshida, baith frae Kagoshima Destrict—mergin intae Kagoshima on 1 November 2004.

Kagoshima is thareby 40 minute frae Kagoshima Airport, an the ceety features lairge shoppin destricts an maws, is serd bi trams, an haes mony restaurants featurin Satsuma Province regional cuisine: kibi (a kynd o sma fish), tonkatsu (caramelized pork, as opposed tae the breadit version encoontered elsewhaur in Japan), smoked eel, an karukan (sweet cakes made frae steamed yams an rice flour). A lairge, modren aquarium haes been instased on the auld docks owerleukin the volcano. The Sengan-en (Isoteien) Japanese gairden is juist ootwi the ceety.

The St. Xavier kirk is a reminder o the first Christians wha came tae Japan.

Ane o the best places tae see the ceety (an the active volcano athort the bay) is frae the Amuran Ferris wheel on tap o Amu Plaza Kagoshima, the shoppin centre attached tae the main Kagoshima-Chūō Station.

Other Languages
azərbaycanca: Kaqoşima (şəhər)
تۆرکجه: کاقوشیما
Boarisch: Kagoshima
беларуская: Кагосіма
български: Кагошима
català: Kagoshima
Cebuano: Kagoshima Shi
čeština: Kagošima
Cymraeg: Kagoshima
Deutsch: Kagoshima
Ελληνικά: Καγκοσίμα
English: Kagoshima
Esperanto: Kagoŝima (urbo)
español: Kagoshima
eesti: Kagoshima
euskara: Kagoshima
فارسی: کاگوشیما
suomi: Kagoshima
føroyskt: Kagoshima
français: Kagoshima
Gaeilge: Kagoshima
galego: Kagoshima
עברית: קגושימה
hrvatski: Kagošima
magyar: Kagosima
Bahasa Indonesia: Kagoshima
italiano: Kagoshima
日本語: 鹿児島市
한국어: 가고시마시
Кыргызча: Кагошима
مازِرونی: کاگوشیما (شهر)
Dorerin Naoero: Kagoshima
Nederlands: Kagoshima (stad)
norsk nynorsk: Kagoshima
polski: Kagoshima
Ποντιακά: Καγκοσίμα
português: Kagoshima (cidade)
română: Kagoshima
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: Kagoshima
Simple English: Kagoshima, Kagoshima
српски / srpski: Кагошима
svenska: Kagoshima
тоҷикӣ: Кагошима
chiTumbuka: Kagoshima
українська: Каґосіма
oʻzbekcha/ўзбекча: Kagosima
Tiếng Việt: Kagoshima (thành phố)
Winaray: Kagoshima
中文: 鹿儿岛市
文言: 鹿兒島市
Bân-lâm-gú: Kagosima-chhī
粵語: 鹿兒島市