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Tendo, Yamagata

Tendō
天童市
City

A Man Standing Japanese Chess Ningenshogi event in April
Yamagata Prefecture
Tendō
Tendō
Location in Japan

Coordinates: 38°21′N 140°22′E / 38.350°N 140.367°E / 38.350; 140.367Coordinates: 38°21′N 140°22′E / 38.350°N 140.367°E / 38.350; 140.367

Country Japan
Region Tōhoku
Prefecture Yamagata Prefecture
Government
 • Mayor Noboru Endō
Area
 • Total 113.01 km2 (43.63 sq mi)
Population (October 1, 2008)
 • Total 63,483
 • Density 562/km2 (1,460/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Symbols
- Tree Maple
- Flower Azalea
- Bird Meadow Bunting
Address 1-1-1 Oinomori, Tendō-shi, Yamagata-ken
994-8510
Phone number 023-654-1111
Website City of Tendō

Tendō (天童市 Tendō-shi?) is a city located in Yamagata Prefecture, Japan. The modern city was founded on October 1, 1958.

As of October 1, 2008, the city has an estimate population of 63,483 and a population density of 562 persons per km². The total area is 113.01 km².

History

The old castle town of Tendō was the Tendō clan center.[1]

Transportation

Train stations

Major roads

References

External links

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  • Tendō City official website (Japanese)
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