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Minami Alps

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Minami-Alps is a city located in eastern Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan.As of September 2015, the city has an estimated population of 70,968 and a population density of 269 persons per km². The total area was 264.14sqkm. Minami-Alps is Yamanashi Prefecture's eighth city, and its population of over 70,000 makes it the prefecture's third largest. The city's name was chosen in September 2002 from among entries submitted by the general public.GeographyThe city is named for its location on the eastern foothills of the "Southern Alps". This city is located on the eastern foothills of these Southern Alps. This mountain range includes Mount Kita, Japan's second-highest mountain, as well as a number of other mountains that top 3,000 meters. The urbanized zones lie along the three rivers running along these mountains: Midai River, Takizawa River, and Tsubo River. The area is noted for horticulture of cherries, peaches, plums, grapes, pears, persimmons, kiwi, and apples.Surrounding municipalities Yamanashi Prefecture Nirasaki, Hokuto, Kai, Chūō, Ichikawamisato, Fujikawa, Hayakawa, Shōwa Ina Aoi-ku, Shizuoka
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