Ōdai, Mie

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Ōdai
大台町
Town
Ōdai town hall
Ōdai town hall
Official seal of Ōdai
Seal
Location of Ōdai in Mie Prefecture
Location of Ōdai in Mie Prefecture
Ōdai is located in Japan
Ōdai
Ōdai
 
Coordinates: 34°24′N 136°24′E / 34.400°N 136.400°E / 34.400; 136.400Coordinates: 34°24′N 136°24′E / 34.400°N 136.400°E / 34.400; 136.400
Country Japan
Region Kansai
Prefecture Mie Prefecture
District Taki
Area
 • Total 362.94 km2 (140.13 sq mi)
Population (September 2012)
 • Total 10,132
 • Density 27.9/km2 (72/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Phone number 0598-82-3781
Address 750 Sahara, Ōdai-chō, Taki-gun, Mie-ken 519-2404
Website www.odaitown.jp

Ōdai (大台町 Ōdai-chō?) is a town located in Mie Prefecture, Japan. As of September 2012, the town had an estimated population of 10,132 and a population density of 27.9 persons per km². The total area was 257.01 km². [1]

Geography[edit]

Ōdai is located in southeastern Kii Peninsula in central Mie Prefecture. An inland municipality, Ōdai extends almost the width of Mie Prefecture from east to west, but is narrow north to south.

Neighboring municipalities[edit]

History[edit]

The town of Ōdai was established on September 30, 1956 by the merger of the towns Kawazoe and Misedani, both in Taki District. On January 1, 2006, the last remaining village in Mie Prefecture, Miyakawa Village, merged with Ōdai.

Economy[edit]

Ōdai serves as a commercial center for the surrounding region.

Transportation[edit]

Railway[edit]

Highway[edit]

Local attractions[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Odai Town website". Odaitown.jp. 

External links[edit]

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