Misato, Miyazaki

Misato (美郷町, Misato-chō) is a town located in Higashiusuki District, Miyazaki Prefecture, Japan.

Misato

美郷町
Town
Shosoin style in Misato, which built by part of tourism and relationship in Japan and South Korea
Shosoin style in Misato, which built by part of tourism and relationship in Japan and South Korea
Flag of Misato
Flag
Official seal of Misato
Chapter
Location of Misato in Miyazaki Prefecture
Location of Misato in Miyazaki Prefecture
Misato is located in Japan
Misato
Misato
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 32°25′56″N 131°22′45″E / 32.43222°N 131.37917°E / 32.43222; 131.37917Coordinates: 32°25′56″N 131°22′45″E / 32.43222°N 131.37917°E / 32.43222; 131.37917
CountryJapan
RegionKyushu
PrefectureMiyazaki Prefecture
DistrictHigashiusuki
Government
 • MayorHikoichi Kikuta (since February 2010)
Area
 • Total448.84 km2 (173.30 sq mi)
Population
 (October 1, 2019)
 • Total4,823
 • Density11/km2 (28/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+09:00 (JST)
City hall addressSaigo-ku, Tashiro 1, Misato Town, Higashi-Usuki District, Miyazaki Prefecture (宮崎県東臼杵郡三郷町西郷区田代1番地)
883-1101
Websitewww.town.miyazaki-misato.lg.jp
Symbols
BirdJapanese white-eye
FlowerPrunus mume
TreeTernstroemia gymnanthera

The town was formed on January 1, 2006 from the merger of the villages of Kitagō, Nangō and Saigō, all from Higashiusuki District.

As of October 1, 2019, the town has an estimated population of 4,823, with 2,292 households[1] and the population density of 10.7 persons per km². The total area is 448.84 km².

Local attractionEdit

Museum of Baekje in Misato and West Shosoin in Misato, both built in 1996, as part of the tourism partnership in Japan and South Korea.[citation needed]

 
Museum of Baekje in Misato

TransportationEdit

HighwaysEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Official website of Misato Town" (in Japanese). Japan: Misato Town. Retrieved 27 April 2017.

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