Miura, Kanagawa

Miura, Kanagawa

Miura
三浦市
City
Miura City Hall
Miura City Hall
Flag of Miura
Flag
Official seal of Miura
Seal
Location of Miura in Kanagawa Prefecture
Location of Miura in Kanagawa Prefecture
Miura is located in Japan
Miura
Miura
 
Coordinates:
Country Japan
Region Kantō
Prefecture Kanagawa Prefecture
Area
 • Total 32.05 km2 (12.37 sq mi)
Population (February 1, 2012)
 • Total 45,476
 • Density 1,420/km2 (3,700/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
City symbols  
• Tree Japanese black pine
• Flower Crinum
• Bird Japanese cormorant
Phone number 046-882-1111
Address 1-1 Shiroyama-cho, Miura-shi, Kanagawa-ken 238-0298
Website .html/index/eng/hisho.jp.kanagawa.miura.citywww
Misaki harbor at sunset, looking south towards Jōgashima
An 1886 view of Misaki: the University of Tokyo Marine Experiment Center

Miura (三浦市 Miura-shi) is a city located in central Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan.

As of February 2015, the city had an estimated population of 45,476 and a population density of 1,420 persons per km2. The total area is 32.05 km2.

Geography

Miura is located on the very southern end of Miura Peninsula in southeast Kanagawa Prefecture, surrounded on three sides by the Pacific Ocean, with Sagami Bay to the west. To the south of the urban area and port is the island of [[Jōgashima