Bungotakada, Ōita

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Bungotakada
豊後高田市
City
Flag of Bungotakada
Flag
Location of Bungotakada in Ōita Prefecture
Location of Bungotakada in Ōita Prefecture
Bungotakada is located in Japan
Bungotakada
Bungotakada
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 33°33′N 131°27′E / 33.550°N 131.450°E / 33.550; 131.450Coordinates: 33°33′N 131°27′E / 33.550°N 131.450°E / 33.550; 131.450
Country Japan
Region Kyushu
Prefecture Ōita Prefecture
Government
 • Mayor Katsuji Shutō (since April 2009)
Area
 • Total 206.65 km2 (79.79 sq mi)
Population (March 31, 2012)
 • Total 24,623
 • Density 119.15/km2 (308.6/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Symbols
- Tree Diospyros kaki
- Flower Cosmos
Address 1650 Ōji-Aiai, Bungotakada-shi, Ōita-ken
878-8555
Phone number 0974-63-1111
Website www.city.bungotakada.oita.jp

Bungotakada (豊後高田市 Bungotakada-shi?) is a city located in Ōita Prefecture, Kyushu, Japan.

As of March 31, 2012, the city has an estimated population of 24,623, with 10,479 households and a population density of 119.15 persons per km². The total area is 206.65 km².[citation needed]

On March 31, 2005, the towns of Kakaji and Matama (both from Nishikunisaki District) were merged into Bungotakada.

Agriculture[edit]

Bungotakada is known for negi (Welsh onions).

Points of interest[edit]

Historic sites include Fuki-ji, Maki Ōdō, and Kumano magaibutsu.

The Shōwa Style Town Visitor Attraction (Shōwa no Machi in Japanese) is also a famous sightseeing spot.[citation needed]

Fudō-Myoō Stature in Kumano Magaibutsu
Shōwa Style Town Visitor Attraction (Shōwa no Machi in Japanese) in Bungotakada.

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