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Cape Sunosaki and Tateyama City
 is a city located at the southern tip of the Boso Peninsulamarker in Chibamarker, Japanmarker. It lies at the mouth of Tokyo Bay, on the more easterly side.


As of 2008, the city has an estimated population of 49,987 and the density of 454 persons per km². The total area is 110.21 km².

The city was founded on November 3, 1939, when several area towns combined to form it.

Industries include fishing, technology, and farming.

Tateyama is unique and symbolic in Japanese history. Three days after the signing of the surrender papers to end World War II, American troops first set foot on Japanese soil at Tateyama. It marked the first time the nation had been successfully invaded by a foreign power.

Tateyama is also the city where X Japan founders Toshimitsu Deyama and Yoshiki Hayashi were born. The popular television drama Beach Boys, which originally aired on Japanese television in the summer of 1997, was filmed largely in Tateyama.

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Sister and Friendship Cities

Tateyama has the following sister and friendship city relationships, according to Bellingham Sister Cities Association, Port Stephens Council and Sister Cities International:



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