Sister Cities of the World

Sister cities of Utsunomiya, Tochigi

Utsunomiya (宇都宮市 Utsunomiya-shi) is the capital and most populous city of Tochigi Prefecture, Japan.

As of October 2010, the city has an estimated population of 510,416 and a population density of 1,224.49 people per km². The total area is 416.84 km². Greater Utsunomiya (宇都宮都市圏 Utsunomiya Toshi-ken) had a population of 888,005 in the 2000 Census. The nearby city of Oyama is included in Greater Tokyo, but Greater Utsunomiya is not, despite the two areas amalgamating somewhat.

Utsunomiya is approximately 100 km north of Tokyo. It is accessible by car via the Tohoku Expressway and by train via Utsunomiya Station on the Tohoku Shinkansen line. Narita International Airport is about three hours away by car or bus. The historic town of Nikkō is approximately 25 km northwest of Utsunomiya.

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