Mitō, Yamaguchi

Mitō (美東町, Mitō-chō) was a town located in Mine District, Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan.

Mitō
美東町
Former municipality
Location of Mitō in Yamaguchi
Location of Mitō in Yamaguchi
Mitō is located in Japan
Mitō
Mitō
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 34°13′N 131°20′E / 34.217°N 131.333°E / 34.217; 131.333Coordinates: 34°13′N 131°20′E / 34.217°N 131.333°E / 34.217; 131.333
CountryJapan
PrefectureYamaguchi
MergedMarch 21, 2008
(now part of Mine)
Area
 • Total129.49 km2 (50.00 sq mi)
Population
 (October 1, 2004)
 • Total6,198
Time zoneUTC+09:00 (JST)
Symbols
FlowerIris laevigata
TreeChamaecyparis obtusa

As of October 1, 2004, the town had an estimated population of 6,198 and a population density of 47.9 persons per km². The total area was 129.49 km².

On March 21, 2008, Mitō, along with the town of Shūhō (also from Mine District), was merged into the expanded city of Mine.

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