Location of Chizu in Tottori Prefecture
|• Total||224.61 km2 (86.72 sq mi)|
|• Total||7,031 (estimated October 1 2,016)|
|Time zone||UTC+09:00 (JST)|
This article does not cite any sources. (April 2019) (Learn how and when to remove this template message)
As of 2016, the town has an estimated population of 7,031. The total area is 224.61 km². The population has been steadily declining since the 1970s. Because of this decline, in March 2012 the town closed down six elementary schools and opened a single integrated school. There is also one junior high school and one agricultural and forestry high school.
The main industry in the area is logging, woodworking, tourism, and brewing.
Since October 10, 1999 Chizu has maintained a sister city relationship with Yanggu County, Gangwon, South Korea.
Chizu is accessible by train (Inbi Line and Chizu Express), road, and bus.