SYMBOLS and STATISTICAL DATA

CITY EMBLEM

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The two arms represent Nishiwaki's position at the confluence of the Kako and the Sugihara Rivers. The two dots represent a leap into the future.

CENTER OF JAPAN SYMBOL

symbol of Nishiwaki

The bird caricature is formed from the stylized outline of the main islands of Japan. The horizontal line is 35°North Latitude and the vertical line 135°East Longitude. The point of their intersection is the Center of Japan. Nishiwaki's nickname in Japanese is "Nihon no heso" which translates to "the bellybutton of Japan".

CITY FLOWER

moss pink

Moss Pink(Shibazakura) which blooms all over the city in May, is the city flower.

CITY TREE

cherry tree

Japanese cherry tree(Sakura) is perhaps the most famous tree in Japan. Its beautiful blossoms are a source of pride and inspiration for Japanese everywhere. It was chosen to be the new city tree when the township of Kurodasho was merged into Nishiwaki City.

STATISTICAL DATA(As of Sep.1,2017)

Nishiwaki_city

Population

41,259 (Male 19,765 Female 21,494)

Number of Families

16,903

Area

132.44 square kilometers

Location

 Longitude 135° East Latitude 35° North

Number of Schools

  • Kindergarten  1
  • Primary Schools  8
  • Junior High-Schools  4
  • Senior High-Schools  3

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更新日:2017年09月07日