Saga (Japan)

Saga City is alive with beautiful nature and a rich history as a flourishing castle town. Saga Ariake Airport now has LCC flights to Shanghai and Seoul. Saga City is working on vitalizing the city by focusing on East Asia. 


  • 234,742 (2016)

Number of Households

  • 98,083 (2016)

Land Area

  • 431.84 km2

Population Density

  • 544 /km2

Gross City Product per Industry

    • Primary Industry: 15,153 million yen
    • Secondary Industry: 107,300 million yen
    • Tertiary Industry: 675,701 million yen
    • (2010) 

Number of Employees per Industry

    • Primary Industry: 845
    • Secondary Industry: 19,374
    • Tertiary Industry: 91,093
    • (2012)

Annual Income per Capita

  • 2,779 thousand yen (2015)

Major Industries and Products

    • Major Industries: Wholesale&Retail, Services
    • Major Products: Rice, Barley, Seaweed (Nori)

Major Projects

    • ・Energizing the city and its economic revitalization
    • ・Realization of safety and security in the city
    • ・Improvement of citizens' health and welfare
    • ・Coexistence with nature and preservation of the environment
    • ・Enhancement of parenting support and education system, creation of culture
    • ・Advancement of local administration management by civic collaboration 

Revenue of the city budget

  • 94.1 billion yen (2017)

Number of City Employees

  • 1,781 (2016)

Sister Cities (Countries), etc.

    • 【Sister Cities / Friendship Cities】
    • Glens Falls, NY (USA), Warren County, NY (USA), Busan, Yeonje-gu (Korea), Cussac Fort Medoc (France), Limeira (Brazil), Lianyungang (China)
    • 【Inter-City Networks】
    • Asian-Pacific City Summit, Franco-Japanese Local Authorities Exchange Conference 
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