Kakogawa, Hyōgo

Special city


Location of Kakogawa in Hyōgo

Location in Japan

Coordinates: 34°45′N 134°50′E / 34.750°N 134.833°E / 34.750; 134.833Coordinates: 34°45′N 134°50′E / 34.750°N 134.833°E / 34.750; 134.833
Country Japan
Region Kansai
Prefecture Hyōgo
  Mayor OKADA, Yasuhiro
  Total 138.51 km2 (53.48 sq mi)
Population (September 1, 2016)
  Total 266,433
  Density 1,923.98/km2 (4,983.1/sq mi)
  Tree Japanese Black Pine
  Flower Azalea
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
City hall address 2000 Kakogawachō Kitazaike, Kakogawa-shi Hyōgo-ken
Website www.city.kakogawa.lg.jp

Kakogawa (加古川市 Kakogawa-shi) is a city located in Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan. The city was founded on June 15, 1950.

As of September 1, 2016, the city has an estimated population of 266,433 and a population density of 1,923.98 persons per km². The total area is 138.51 km².

The city currently has a sister city relationship with Maringá, in Brazil, and Waitakere City, in New Zealand.



Special Dishes

Katsumeshi is a speciality of Kakogawa. The dish is essentially a beef cutlet served on top of plate of rice with demi-glace sauce. It is a must-try if you are in the area.

Famous people

Tomonori Jinnai

See also

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