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Taketa (竹田市, Taketa-shi) is a city located in Ōita Prefecture, Japan. The city was founded on March 31, 1954. On April 1, 2005, the towns of Kujū, Naoiri and Ogi (all from Naoiri District) were also merged into Taketa. As of March 31, 2017, the city has an estimated population of 22,661, with 10,393 households and a population density of 47 persons per km². The total area is 477.59 km².
|• Mayor||Katsuji Syuto (since April 2009)|
|• Total||477.59 km2 (184.40 sq mi)|
(March 31, 2017)
|• Density||47/km2 (120/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+09:00 (JST)|
|City hall address||Oji-Aiai 1650, Taketa City, Oita Prefecture (大分県竹田市大字会々1650番地)|
Oka Castle is a famous local historic site.
Notable people from TaketaEdit
- "Official website of Taketa city" (in Japanese). Japan: Taketa City. Retrieved 19 April 2017.