- Minamata, Kumamoto
— City —
Kumamoto Coordinates: Coordinates: Country Japan Region Kyūshū Prefecture Kumamoto Government - Mayor Katsuaki Miyamoto Area - Total 162.88 km2 (62.9 sq mi) Population (May 2008) - Total 27,856 - Density 171/km2 (442.9/sq mi) Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9) City symbols - Tree Sakura - Flower Azalea Phone number 0966-61-1603 Address 1-1-1, Jinnai, Minamata-shi, Kumamoto-ken
Website City of Minamata
It is the birthplace of Princess Princess bass player Atsuko Watanabe - October 26, 1964.
Minamata environmental disaster
Minamata has a formal sister city agreement with Devonport in Tasmania, Australia. This was ratified in 1996.
- Minamata official website (Japanese)
Kumamoto Prefecture Cities Districts See also: Towns and villages by district
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