Yamagata is the prefectural capital of Yamagata prefecture. Yamagata has been best known by outsiders for Mount Zao's hot springs and Yamadera for centuries.

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  • Location: , , , ,
  • Population: 251,000
  • Latitude: 38.2491° or 38° 14' 56.7" north
  • Longitude: 140.3727° or 140° 22' 21.8" east
  • Elevation: 285 meters (935 feet)
  • GeoNames ID: 2110552

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