Imizu, Toyama



Location of Imizu in Toyama Prefecture

Location in Japan

Coordinates: 36°43′N 137°6′E / 36.717°N 137.100°E / 36.717; 137.100Coordinates: 36°43′N 137°6′E / 36.717°N 137.100°E / 36.717; 137.100
Country Japan
Region Chūbu (Hokuriku)
Prefecture Toyama Prefecture
  Mayor Motoshi Natsuno
  Total 109.18 km2 (42.15 sq mi)
Population (August 2011)
  Total 93,215
  Density 854/km2 (2,210/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
City hall address 1511, Hibari, Imizu-shi, Toyama-ken

Imizu (射水市 Imizu-shi) is a city located in Toyama Prefecture, Japan.

As of August 1, 2011, the city has an estimated population of 93,215 and a population density of 854 persons per km². The total area is 109.18 km².

The modern city of Imizu was established on November 1, 2005, from the merger of the city of Shinminato, the towns of Daimon, Kosugi and Ōshima, and the village of Shimo (all from Imizu District). Imizu District was dissolved as a result of this merger.

Higher Education Institutes

Businesses with Headquarters in Imizu


The Hokuriku Main Line passes through Imizu with stations at Kosugi and Daimon.

Trams run along the Manyōsen Shinminato Harbor Line between Koshinokata Station in the north of Imizu and Rokudōji Station in the northwest, from which there is a connecting line to Takaoka.

The Hokuriku Expressway and National Routes 8, 415 and 472 all pass through Imizu.

Places to See

Famous people

Although Imizu was only founded in 2005, the following people were born in areas that are now part of the city.

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