Kainan, Wakayama

Japanese Name: 海南市
Prefecture: Wakayama
Population: 55,877
Area: 101.18:
Longitude 135.2092226
Latitude 34.1553356
Homepage: http://www.city.kainan.wakayama.jp/

Kainan, Wakayama

Kainan (海南市, Kainan-shi) is a city located in Wakayama Prefecture, Japan. The city was founded on May 1, 1934.

As of 2008, the city has an estimated population of 55,763 and a population density of 550 persons per km². The total area is 101.18 km².

On April 1, 2005, the town of Shimotsu (from Kaisō District) was merged into Kainan.

Kainan was the hometown of the Japanese World War II holdout Hiroo Onoda.