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Sayama is a city located in southern Saitama Prefecture, in the central Kantō region of Japan., the city had an estimated population of 152,235 and a population density of 3110 persons per km². Its total area was 48.99sqkm. It was formerly known as IrumagawaGeographySayama is located in south-central Saitama Prefecture. The Iruma River flows through the city.Surrounding municipalities Saitama Prefecture Kawagoe Hannō Tokorozawa Hidaka IrumaHistoryDuring the Kamakura period, the area developed as a post station on the Kamakura Kaidō highway, as the dividing point on the routes to Kōzuke Province and Shimotsuke Province. The town of Irumagawa was established within Iruma District with the establishment of the municipalities system on April 1, 1889. On July 1, 1954, Irumagawa merged with the neighboring villages of Mizutomi, Kashiwahara, Okutomi, Hirokane, and Irima to create the city of Sayama. Sayama is in Saitama Prefecture. Plan how to spend your time in Sayama and other destinations in Japan using our Japan road trip planner.
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