Matsue is an old castle town at the heart of Izumo Province, and with a population of approximately 207,000 is its largest city. This laid-back samurai city is home to one of the few authentic wooden castles in Japan, and is also famous for its sunsets and traditional "wagashi" confectionery.

Matsue Map


  • Location: , , , ,
  • Population: 205,000
  • Latitude: 35.477° or 35° 28' 37.3" north
  • Longitude: 133.0592° or 133° 3' 33" east
  • Elevation: 2 meters (7 feet)
  • GeoNames ID: 1857549

Other Names for Matsue

  • French: Matsue
  • German: Matsue
  • Italian: Matsue
  • Japanese: まつえし
  • Japanese: 松江
  • Japanese: 松江市
  • Portuguese: Matsue
  • Spanish: Matsue
  • Matsue-shi

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