Myōkō (妙高市; -shi) is located in Niigata, Japan on the border of Nagano Prefecture. It lies in mountain surroundings near the historical entrance to the Echigo Plains within easy reach of Tokyo.

As of 2005, the city has an estimated population of 38,899 and a population density of 87.31 persons per square kilometer. The total area is 445.52 km².

Myoko City is a merger of three entities - the major one being the city of Arai (新井市; -shi). Arai merged with the town of Myokokogen and the village of Myoko, and changed the name to Myōkō on April 1, 2005. Its name comes from the mountain which dominates the area

The former city of Arai was founded on November 1, 1954.

This page uses Creative Commons Licensed content from Wikipedia (view authors). Smallwikipedialogo.png

External linksEdit

Ad blocker interference detected!

Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.