Toyama, Toyama

city in Toyama Prefecture, Japan

Toyama (富山市, Toyama-shi) is the capital city of Toyama Prefecture, Japan.

Toyama
富山市
Toyama montage
Toyama montage
Flag of Toyama
Official seal of Toyama
Toyama in Toyama Prefecture
Toyama in Toyama Prefecture
Country Japan
RegionChūbu
Prefecture Toyama
Government
 • MayorHirohisa Fujii
Area
 • Total1,242 km2 (480 sq mi)
Population
 (October 1, 2020)
 • Total413,938
 • Density333.3/km2 (863/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+09:00 (JST)
Postal code
930-8510
Area code16201-9
Phone number076-431-6111
Address7-38 Shinsakuramachi, Toyama-shi, Toyama-ken
WebsiteOfficial website

HistoryEdit

In the pre-Meiji period, Toyama was a castle town and the capital of Etchū Province.

It has been recognized as a core city since 1996.[1]

GeographyEdit

Surrounding municipalitiesEdit

DemographyEdit

According to Japanese census data,[2]

1995 2000 2005 2010 2015 2020
417,595 420,804 421,239 421,953 418,686 413,938

ReferencesEdit

  1. Jacobs, A.J. "Japan's Evolving Nested Municipal Hierarchy: The Race for Local Power in the 2000s," Urban Studies Research, Vol. 2011 (2011), p. 8 [PDF 8 of 14]. Retrieved 2012-12-5.
  2. Toyama population statistics

Other websitesEdit