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    Okinawa City is located in the heart of Okinawa's main island. With an area of 48.99 square kilometers, it is the second largest city in Okinawa. The city links the northern and southern parts of the island, making it a center for business and medical leaders, cultural programs, and government services. The population of Okinawa City is about 134,000, and it is the second largest after Naha City. Since one out of every 100 people in the city is a foreigner, it is said that Okinawa City is an international city. Okinawa City is mostly plateau with occasional areas inclining toward valleys or the sea. Okinawa City's subtropical climate brings an annual average temperature of 22.4 degrees Celsius; humidity, 76.5%; and precipitation, 2,000mm.

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(Information in English, Chinese and Korean)

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  Okinawa City Hall
  26-1 Nakasone-cho
  Okinawa City, Okinawa
  Japan   904-8501

 Introducing 2 New Allowances: Rinji Fukushi Kyufu Kin ・ Kosodate Rinji Tokurei Kyufu Kin

("Temporary Welfare Allowance" & "Temporary Allowance for Families With Small Children")

 The application deadline has been extended to January 5, 2015!!








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【諮詢專線】文化觀光課  098-929-0261

"Living in Okinawa City: A Guide Book" Available for Registered Foreign Residents!  

Information regarding disaster management and safety, information on daily living and Japanese driver's license.

Blue: Information regarding living in Japan, tax and employment support system.

Green: Information regarding the medical, pension and welfare systems.

Pink: Information regarding childcare and the educational system in Okinawa City.

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Four volumes of the "Living in Okinawa City: A Guide Book" is now available at the Okinawa City Hall Residential Division and the Culture Tourism Division. 

[Contact] Bunka Kanko Ka  
(Culture Tourism Division)    

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Okinawa City Hall publishes free monthly newsletters (available in English, Chinese and Spanish as of June 2014). Please contact us either by e-mail or telephone if you want to receive the newsletters by postal mail or e-mail.
E-mail: international@city.okinawa.okinawa.jp
  Phone: (098) 929-0261 (Ask for Naomi, Megumi, Eiko or Chiemi)
* Sorry, we are not able to send it out of Japan via post.  

E-mail(中文): kokusaich@city.okinawa.okinawa.jp      電話:(098)929-0261(Megumi)



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Current Month: October 2014

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Mes Corriente: Octubre 2014


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 Medical Information
List of Hospitals and Clinics in Okinawa City
Okinawa Medical Information for foreigners

    Government Related Matters
How to request registrations or certificates at Okinawa City Hall (証明書:Shomeisho)
National Health Insurance (国民健康保険:Kokumin Kenkohoken)

    General Information
Newly Revised Trash Collection Schedule and Rules (Effective April 2010)
How to Separate and Take Out the Trash                                                                       
Taking Out Trash Guidelines-Business Operators and SOFA Personnel Living

Post Office List (Okinawa City)

Lodging Facilities

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Contact : international@city.okinawa.okinawa.jp