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Tsubame, Niigata

Flag of Tsubame
Location of Tsubame in Niigata Prefecture
Location of Tsubame in Niigata Prefecture
Tsubame is located in Japan
Location in Japan
Country Japan
Region Chūbu (Kōshin'etsu) (Hokuriku)
Prefecture Niigata Prefecture
 • Mayor Tsutomu Suzuki (since April 2010)
 • Total 110.88 km2 ( sq mi)
Population (April 30, 2011)
 • Total 83,176
 • Density

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 • Tree Cherry blossom
 • Flower Salvia, Chrysanthemum
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
City Hall Address 1-1 Yoshida-Hinode-cho, Tsubame-shi, Niigata-ken
Phone number 0256-92-2111
Website City of Tsubame

Tsubame (燕市 Tsubame-shi) is a city located in Niigata Prefecture, Japan. The city was founded on March 31, 1954.

As of April 30, 2011, the city has an estimated population of 83,176 and a population density of 750.14 persons per km². The total area is 110.88 km².


  • Municipal Timeline 1
  • Government 2
  • Sister cities 3
  • Famous People from Tsubame 4
  • External links 5

Municipal Timeline

  • March 31, 1954 - The city of Tsubame was founded by merging with 4 towns and villages.
  • March 20, 2006 - Tsubame absorbed the towns of Bunsui and Yoshida (both from Nishikanbara District) to create the new and expanded city of Tsubame.


The current mayor is Kiyoshi Kobayashi, the last mayor of the town of Bunsui.

Sister cities

Famous People from Tsubame

External links

Media related to Tsubame, Niigata at Wikimedia Commons

  • Tsubame City official website
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