Tottori (鳥取市, Tottori-shi) is the capital and the largest city of Tottori Prefecture in the Chūgoku region of Japan. As of 30 November 2022, the city had an estimated population of 183,383 in 81,732 households and a population density of 240 persons per km². The total area of the city is 765.31 square kilometres (295.49 sq mi). Most within the San'in Kaigan Geopark.
The city of Tottori which located in east next to the Chūgoku Mountains, the city flows the Sendai River. It is 300 km by land from Hiroshima city, which is a regional hub city in the Chūgoku region, but on the other hand, it is 180 km from Kobe City, 190 km from Osaka City, and 220 km from Kyoto City. Within Japan the city is best known for the Tottori Sand Dunes which are a popular tourist attraction, drawing visitors from outside the prefecture. The sand dunes are also important as a centre for research into arid agriculture, hosting Tottori University's Arid Land Research Center.
August is the hottest month ☀️, with average temperature of 79° degrees. January is the coldest month ❄️, with average temperature of 39° degrees. September is the wettest month 💧, with 9.33 In. of rain and/or snow.
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