Nago (, Nago-shi, Okinawan: Nagu) is a city located in the northern part of Okinawa Island, Okinawa Prefecture, Japan. As of 2008, the city has an estimated population of 60,598 and the density of 288 persons perSquare kilometers. The total area is 210.30Square kilometers. The city was founded on August 1, 1970,and hosted the G-8 Summit in 2000. Nago is a tourist town. The many beaches draw many Okinawans, mainland Japanese, Americans and other tourists to the northern part of the island. The main beach, known as Nago beach, is located on highway 58 in 21st Century Park. The facilities have showers, washrooms, and vending machines, and sites can be rented for picnics or barbecues. There is a lifeguard on duty and a net in the water to prevent harmful sea creatures from entering the swimming area. A popular tourist destination is the Pineapple Park which is located on route 84. Right beside the Pineapple Park is Okinawa Fruits land. Pineapple park is an interactive museum where visitors can see how pineapple is grown, and how pineapple wine is made. There is also a collection of thousands of shells. Okinawa Fruits Land is a conservatory with many plants, birds and fruits. A map is provided and tourists can wander through the park at they wish. There are many types of tropical birds.