Kaga, Ishikawa

Kaga, Ishikawa

:"This article is about the city in Ishikawa prefecture, for the former province of Japan, see Kaga Province."

Infobox City Japan
Name= Kaga
JapaneseName= 加賀市

Region= Chūbu (Hokuriku)
Prefecture= Ishikawa
Area_km2= 306
PopDate= April 2008
Population= 73,492
Density_km2= 240
Coords= coord|36|18|N|136|19|E|region:JP_type:city

SymbolDescription= Flag
Mayor= Jin Ōsaka
CityHallPostalCode= 922-8622
CityHallAddress= 2-41 Minami-chō, Daishōji, Kaga-shi, Ishikawa-ken
CityHallPhone= 0761-72-1111
CityHallLink= [http://www.city.kaga.ishikawa.jp/index.php City of Kaga]

nihongo|Kaga|加賀市|Kaga-shi is a city located in the southwest of Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan.

Created as an old temple town, the city was greatly developed by the Maeda clan in the early Edo period. The original city was founded on January 1, 1958. The modern Kaga was established in October 1, 2005 by merger of the former city of Kaga and town of Yamanaka in Enuma District.

Today, Kaga is an important tourist city with a number of temples and hot-springs.

External links

* [http://www.city.kaga.ishikawa.jp/ Official website] in Japanese
* [http://www.city.kaga.ishikawa.jp/eng Official website] in English
* [http://www.tabimati.net/en/index.htm Official Kaga Tourist Information Site] in English
* [http://hot-ishikawa.jp/f-lang/english/ Ishikawa Prefecture Tourism Guide] in English

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