Place:Fukuchiyama, Kyoto, Japan

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NameFukuchiyama
TypeCity
Coordinates35.3°N 135.117°E
Located inKyoto, Japan
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is a city located in northern Kyoto Prefecture, Japan, on the Yura River. It is about 25 km inland from the Sea of Japan at the southern end of the Fukuchiyama Valley, and is surrounded by mountains to the south, west, and east. The city was founded on April 1, 1937.

As of 2008, the city has an estimated population of 82,425 and a population density of 146 persons per km². The total area is 552.57 km².

On January 1, 2006, the towns of Miwa and Yakuno (both from Amata District), and the town of Ōe (from Kasa District) were merged into Fukuchiyama.

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