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is a city
Cities of Japan
||A is a local administrative unit in Japan. Cities are ranked on the same level as and , with the difference that they are not a component of...

 located in Saitama
Saitama Prefecture
is a prefecture of Japan located in the Kantō region of the island of Honshu. The capital is the city of Saitama.This prefecture is part of the Greater Tokyo Area, and most of Saitama's cities can be described as suburbs of Tokyo, to which a large amount of residents commute each day.- History...

, Japan
Japan
Japan is an island nation in East Asia. Located in the Pacific Ocean, it lies to the east of the Sea of Japan, China, North Korea, South Korea and Russia, stretching from the Sea of Okhotsk in the north to the East China Sea and Taiwan in the south...

.

As of May 1, 2011, the city has an estimated population
Population
A population is all the organisms that both belong to the same group or species and live in the same geographical area. The area that is used to define a sexual population is such that inter-breeding is possible between any pair within the area and more probable than cross-breeding with individuals...

 of 156,613, with a household
Household
The household is "the basic residential unit in which economic production, consumption, inheritance, child rearing, and shelter are organized and carried out"; [the household] "may or may not be synonymous with family"....

 number of 61,071, and the density
Population density
Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. It is frequently applied to living organisms, and particularly to humans...

 of 1,900.64 persons per km². The total area is 82.40 km².

The city was founded on October 1, 1971.

On March 23, 2010, Kuki City absorbed the town of Shōbu
Shobu, Saitama
was a town located in Minamisaitama District, Saitama, Japan.As of 2003, the town had an estimated population of 21,837 and a density of 797.84 persons per km²...

, from Minami Saitama District and the towns of Kurihashi
Kurihashi, Saitama
was a town located in Kitakatsushika District, Saitama, Japan.As of 2003, the town had an estimated population of 26,125 and a density of 1,655.58 persons per km²...

 and Washimiya
Washimiya, Saitama
was a town located in Kitakatsushika District, Saitama, Japan.As of 2003, the town had an estimated population of 33,739 and a density of 2,427.27 persons per km²...

, both from Kitakatsushika District
Kitakatsushika District, Saitama
is a district located in Saitama Prefecture, Japan.As of July 1, 2011, the district has an estimated population of 77,583 and a population density of 1,680 persons per km²...

, to form the current Kuki City.

Rail

  • Kuki Station
    Kuki Station (Saitama)
    is a railway station in Kuki, Saitama, Japan, operated by the East Japan Railway Company and Tobu Railway.-JR East platforms:One ground-level island platform and one ground-level side platform serving three tracks.-Tobu platforms:...

    • JR East
      East Japan Railway Company
      is the largest passenger railway company in the world and one of the seven Japan Railways Group companies. The company name is officially abbreviated as JR East in English, and as in Japanese. The company's headquarters are in Yoyogi, Shibuya, Tokyo....

      : Utsunomiya Line
      Utsunomiya Line
      The is the name given to a 159.9 kilometre section of the Tōhoku Main Line between Ueno Station in Tokyo and Kuroiso Station in Nasushiobara, Tochigi, Japan...

      , Tōhoku Main Line, Shōnan-Shinjuku Line
      Shonan-Shinjuku Line
      The is a passenger railway service in Japan which commenced in December 2001. The line has no dedicated track as services run through shared sections along the Ryōmō Line, Takasaki Line, Utsunomiya Line, Yamanote Freight Line, Yokosuka Line, and Tōkaidō Main Line...

    • Tōbu Isesaki Line
  • Higashi-Washinomiya Station
    Higashi-Washinomiya Station
    is a train station in Kuki, Saitama Prefecture, Japan.- Adjacent stations :...

    • JR East: Utsunomiya Line, Tōhoku Main Line, Shōnan-Shinjuku Line
  • Kurihashi Station
    Kurihashi Station
    is a train station in Kuki, Saitama Prefecture, Japan.-Lines:* East Japan Railway Company** Tōhoku Main Line* Tōbu Railway** Nikkō Line- Adjacent stations :...

    • JR East: Utsunomiya Line, Tōhoku Main Line, Shōnan-Shinjuku Line
    • Tōbu Nikkō Line
  • Minami-Kurihashi Station
    Minami-Kurihashi Station
    is a train station in Kuki, Saitama Prefecture, Japan.- Adjacent stations :...

    • Tōbu Nikkō Line
  • Washinomiya Station
    Washinomiya Station
    is a train station in Kuki, Saitama Prefecture, Japan.- Adjacent stations :...

    • Tōbu Isesaki Line

Road

  • Kuki Interchange (Tōhoku Expressway
    Tohoku Expressway
    The is a national expressway in Japan. It is owned by Japan Expressway Holding and Debt Repayment Agency and operated by East Nippon Expressway Company.-Naming:Tōhoku refers to the Tōhoku region, the northernmost region on the island of Honshū....

    )
  • National Highway
    National highways of Japan
    Japan has a nationwide system of distinct from the expressways. The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport and other government agencies administer the national highways. Beginning in 1952, Japan classified these as Class 1 or Class 2. Class 1 highways had one- or two-digit numbers, while...

    : Route 4, Route 122, Route 125

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