Toyama, Toyama Japan

Toyama, Toyama

Toyama is the capital city of Toyama Prefecture, Japan, located on the coast of the Sea of Japan in the Chūbu region on central Honshū, about 200 km (120 mi) north of the city of Nagoya and 300 km (190 mi) northwest of Tokyo.

As of 1 October 2016, the city had an estimated population of 418,142 and a population density of 337 persons per km². Its total area was 1,241.77 square kilometres (479.45 sq mi).

The city has been designated an environmental model city by the national government for its efforts to reduce the emission of greenhouse gases.