, formerly known as Irumagawa
, is a city
located in Saitama
As of 2003, the city has an estimated population of 160,917 and the density of 3,281.34 persons per km². The total area is 49.04 km².
The city was founded on July 1, 1954.
It is also the location of the assembly plant for many Honda/Acura products such as the Accord,TSX, and Acura Integra.
The current Mayor is Yukinari Nakagawa(仲川幸成) elected in 2003.
The total area is 49.04 km².
Sayama is bordered by Kawagoe, Tokorozawa, Iruma, Hannō, and Hidaka.
The Iruma River flows through the city.
Ken-Ō Expressway,Route 16,Route 299 and Route 407 pass through Sayama.
Notable persons from Sayama
was the name of a town in the Osaka Prefecture
of Japan before it was reorganized into the city of Osakasayama