Fuji, Shizuoka


Fuji, Shizuoka

Infobox City Japan
Name= Fuji
JapaneseName= 富士市
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Region= Chūbu (Tōkai)
Prefecture= Shizuoka
District=
Area_km2= 214.10
PopDate= February 2008
Population= 237,240
Density_km2= 1110
Coords=
LatitudeDegrees= 35
LatitudeMinutes= 10
LatitudeSeconds=
LongtitudeDegrees= 138
LongtitudeMinutes= 41
LongtitudeSeconds=
Tree= Camphor Laurel
Flower= Rose
Bird=
Symbol
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SymbolDescription= Flag
Mayor= Hisashi Suzuki
CityHallPostalCode= 417-8601
CityHallAddress= 1-100 Nagatachō, Fuji-shi, Shizuoka-ken
CityHallPhone= 0545-51-0123
CityHallLink= [http://www.city.fuji.shizuoka.jp/ Fuji City]

nihongo|Fuji|富士市|Fuji-shi is a city in Shizuoka, Japan. The city was founded on November 1, 1966. As of 2008, it has a population of 237,240 and a density of 1,110 persons per km². The area is 214.10 km².

Fuji is an industrial center in eastern Shizuoka prefecture. It is home to numerous paper factories with a total of 365 chimneys. Fuji is served by the Tōkaidō Shinkansen at Shin-Fuji Station and by the Tōkaidō Main Line at Fuji Station, Higashi-Tagonoura Station and Yoshiwara Station.

On November 1, 2008, Fujikawa will be merged into Fuji. Because of this merge and another merge, Ihara District will dissolve.http://www.kokudo.or.jp/new/cities/sub/chubu/22.htm]

Festival

*The Bishamonten festival is one of the three big daruma festivals in Japan.
*The Yoshiwara Gion Festival is held on the second Saturday and Sunday of June.
*The Karigane festival to remember flood victims is held at Kariganezutumi in the fall. The main event is torch throwing. Torches are thrown into a high basket, which bursts into flames.

References

External links

* [http://www.city.fuji.shizuoka.jp/ Fuji official website] in Japanese


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