Seki (関町, Seki-cho) was a town located in Suzuka District, Mie Prefecture, Japan.

Seki
関町
Former municipality
former Seki town hall
former Seki town hall
Location of Seki in Mie Prefecture
Location of Seki in Mie Prefecture
Seki is located in Japan
Seki
Seki
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 34°51′17″N 136°23′27″E / 34.85472°N 136.39083°E / 34.85472; 136.39083Coordinates: 34°51′17″N 136°23′27″E / 34.85472°N 136.39083°E / 34.85472; 136.39083
CountryJapan
RegionKansai (Kinki)
PrefectureMie Prefecture
DistrictSuzuka
MergedFebruary 11, 2005
(now part of Kameyama)
Area
 • Total79.88 km2 (30.84 sq mi)
Population
 (November 1, 2005)
 • Total7,277
 • Density91.1/km2 (236/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+09:00 (JST)
Symbols
BirdJapanese pheasant
FlowerSatsuki
TreeCryptomeria

As of November 1, 2004 (the last official figures before its dissolution), the town had an estimated population of 7,277 and a population density of 91.1 persons per km2. The total area was 79.88 km2.

The town of Seki was founded on April 1, 1889 with the early Meiji period establishment of municipalities. From the late Nara period through the Edo period, it had existed as Seki-juku, a post town on the Tōkaidō connecting the capital of Japan with the eastern provinces.

On January 11, 2005, Seki was merged into the expanded city of Kameyama and thus no longer exists as an independent municipality.

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