Ōi, Fukui

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Ōi
おおい町
Town
Flag of Ōi
Flag
Location of Ōi in Fukui Prefecture
Location of Ōi in Fukui Prefecture
Ōi is located in Japan
Ōi
Ōi
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 35°29′N 135°37′E / 35.483°N 135.617°E / 35.483; 135.617Coordinates: 35°29′N 135°37′E / 35.483°N 135.617°E / 35.483; 135.617
Country Japan
Region Chūbu region
Hokuriku region
Prefecture Fukui Prefecture
District Ōi
Area
 • Total 212 km2 (82 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 9,216
 • Density 43/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Website Town of Ōi

Ōi (おおい町 Ōi-chō?) is a town located in Ōi District, Fukui Prefecture, Japan.

As of 2005, the town has an estimated population of 9,216 and a density of 43 persons per km². The total area is 212 km².

On March 3, 2006 the village of Natashō, from Onyū District, was merged into Ōi, which is since written with Hiragana instead of Kanji. Before the merger the town was written 大飯町.

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