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Hioki (日置市, Hioki-shi) is a city in Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan.

Hioki

日置市
Hioki City
View of Myoenji Mairi at Tokushige Shrine
View of Myoenji Mairi at Tokushige Shrine
Flag of Hioki
Flag
Official seal of Hioki
Emblem
Location of Hioki in Kagoshima Prefecture
Location of Hioki in Kagoshima Prefecture
Hioki is located in Japan
Hioki
Hioki
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 31°36′42″N 130°22′23″E / 31.61167°N 130.37306°E / 31.61167; 130.37306Coordinates: 31°36′42″N 130°22′23″E / 31.61167°N 130.37306°E / 31.61167; 130.37306
CountryJapan
RegionKyushu
PrefectureKagoshima Prefecture
Government
 • MayorTakamitsu Miyaji
Area
 • Total253.06 km2 (97.71 sq mi)
Population
 (May 1, 2010)
 • Total51,819
 • Density205/km2 (530/sq mi)
Symbols
 • TreePinus thunbergii
 • FlowerPrunus mume
Time zoneUTC+9 (JST)
City hall address1-100 Kori Ijuin-machi, Hioki-shi, Kagoshima-ken
899-2592
Websitewww.city.hioki.lg.jp

As of May 1, 2010, the city had a population of 51,819[1] and a population density of 205 persons per km². The total area is 253.06 km².

The modern city of Hioki was established on May 1, 2005, from the merger of the towns of Fukiage, Higashiichiki, Hiyoshi and Ijūin (all from Hioki District).

Adjacent municipalitiesEdit

Educational institutionsEdit

High schoolsEdit

Public schoolsEdit

  • Kagoshima prefectural Ijūin High School
  • Kagoshima prefectural Fukiage High School

Private schoolsEdit

  • Kagoshima Josei High School
  • Kagoshima Ikuei-kan High School

TransportEdit

RailwaysEdit

RoadsEdit

  • Expressway
  • National Highways

Sister citiesEdit

Visitor attractionsEdit

 
Ijūin city

FestivalsEdit

  • Myoenji Mairi
  • Ijuin Ume Marathon

Notable people from HiokiEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Hioki City Statistics, Population data (as of May 1, 2010) in Japanese
  2. ^ Chan, Jade (5 September 2012). "MoU signing formalises ties between MPSJ and Japanese city". thestar.com.my. Retrieved 8 September 2012.

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