Ashiya, Fukuoka

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Ashiya
芦屋町
Town
Ashiya Town hall
Ashiya Town hall
Location of Ashiya in Fukuoka Prefecture
Location of Ashiya in Fukuoka Prefecture
Ashiya is located in Japan
Ashiya
Ashiya
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 33°54′N 130°40′E / 33.900°N 130.667°E / 33.900; 130.667Coordinates: 33°54′N 130°40′E / 33.900°N 130.667°E / 33.900; 130.667
Country Japan
Region Kyushu
Prefecture Fukuoka Prefecture
District Onga
Area
 • Total 11.42 km2 (4.41 sq mi)
Population (2003)
 • Total 16,125
 • Density 1,400/km2 (3,700/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Website Town of Ashiya

Ashiya (芦屋町 Ashiya-machi?) is a town located in Onga District, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan.

As of 2003, the town has an estimated population of 16,125 and a density of 1,412.00 persons per km². The total area is 11.42 km².

Ashiya is known for its Air Self Defense Force base, and the annual sand sculpture festival held on its spacious beach.

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