Maizuru

Maizuru (舞鶴市, Maizuru-shi?) is a city located in Kyōto, Japan, on an inlet of the Sea of Japan.

As of 2008, the city has an estimated population of 89,626 and the density of 264 persons per km². The total area is 342.15 km2 (132.10 sq mi).

The city was founded on May 27, 1943.

Maizuru is a city rich in nature, located on the scenic Maizuru Bay. Maizuru Harbor is located in Maizuru Bay, from which travel to Hokkaidō is possible via the Sea of Japan.

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