About Mutsu City
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” [Teppen Shimokita] Masakari Peninsula
Location of Mutsu in Aomori Prefecture Mutsu City Flag
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In 2005 the current
Located in the center of Shimokita Peninsula Mutsu is bordered by the Tsugaru Straight in the North and
In the North East part of
City Hall is located at 41°29’N, 141°18’E
(*The same latitude as
Mutsu has a cool climate and is covered with snow from mid-December through late March, however it is not considered a heavy snowfall area.
In summer a cool wind called Yamase gives Mutsu a moderate climate, making it an easy place to live.
The Japanese Macaque or Snow Monkey is the most northern living monkey in the world, and the most northern living non-human primate in the world.
These northernmost Snow Monkeys are designated by