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Kitakami

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Kitakami is a city located in Iwate Prefecture, Japan. As of September 2015, the city had an estimated population of 93,345 and a population density of 213 persons per km2. The total area was 437.55sqkm. The city is famous for the sakura that bloom in Tenshochi Park.GeographyKitakami is located in south-central Iwate Prefecture, in the Kitakami River valley.Neighboring municipalitiesIwate PrefectureHanamaki, IwateŌshū, IwateNishiwaga, IwateKanegasaki, IwateHistoryThe area of present-day Kitakami was part of ancient Mutsu Province, and has been settled since at least the Jomon period by the Emishi people. During the later portion of the Heian period, the area was ruled by the Northern Fujiwara. During the Sengoku period, the area was contested by various samurai clans before being divided between the Nambu clan of Morioka Domain and the Date clan of Sendai Domain during the Edo period, under the Tokugawa shogunate.
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