Yomitan is a village located in Nakagami District, Okinawa, Japan. As of 30September 2005, the village has an official population of 38,532. The total area is 35.17Square kilometers. The village has adopted as its symbol the flying phoenix, playing on the fact that the shape of the village resembles a bird in flight. The village flower is the bougainvillea. The mayor of Yomitan is Keizo Yasuda. As Yomitan is designated as a village, it is under the administration of Nakagami District. Once Yomitan reaches a population of over 50,000 it can then be classified as a city shi (), thereby gaining a measure of autonomy and independence. Yomitan is bounded to the north by Onna (), to the east by Okinawa City (), to the south by Kadena (), and to the west by the East China Sea.