Muroran

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Muroran (室蘭市, Muroran-shi) is a city and port located in Iburi Subprefecture, Hokkaido, Japan. It is the capital city of Iburi Subprefecture. As of July 31, 2023, the city had an estimated population of 77,173, with 47,868 households and a population density of 954 people per square kilometre (2,470 per square mile). The total area is 80.88 km2 (31.23 sq mi).

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Muroran
室蘭市
Top:View of Muroran Refinery area at night, Cape of Chikyu and view of Pacific Ocean, (left to right) Middle:Muroran Aquarium, View of Muroran Station area and Mount Sokuryō, (left to right) Bottom:Night view of Hakuchō Bridge
Top:View of Muroran Refinery area at night, Cape of Chikyu and view of Pacific Ocean, (left to right) Middle:Muroran Aquarium, View of Muroran Station area and Mount Sokuryō, (left to right) Bottom:Night view of Hakuchō Bridge
Flag of Muroran
Official seal of Muroran
Location of Muroran in Hokkaido (Iburi Subprefecture)
Location of Muroran in Hokkaido (Iburi Subprefecture)
Muroran is located in Japan
Muroran
Muroran
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 42°19′N 140°58′E
CountryJapan
RegionHokkaido
PrefectureHokkaido (Iburi Subprefecture)
EstablishedJanuary 1593[citation needed]
City StatusAugust 1, 1922
Government
  MayorTakeshi Aoyama (since May 2011)
Area
  Total80.88 km2 (31.23 sq mi)
Population
 (July 31, 2023)
  Total77,173
  Density950/km2 (2,500/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+09:00 (JST)
City hall address1-2 Saiwaichō, Muroran-shi, Hokkaidō
051-8511
Websitewww.city.muroran.lg.jp
Symbols
BirdCoal tit
FishRockfish
FlowerAzalea
TreeJapanese rowan
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