Chikushino, Fukuoka

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Chikushino
筑紫野市
City
Flag of Chikushino
Flag
Location of Chikushino in Fukuoka Prefecture
Location of Chikushino in Fukuoka Prefecture
Chikushino is located in Japan
Chikushino
Chikushino
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 33°30′N 130°31′E / 33.500°N 130.517°E / 33.500; 130.517Coordinates: 33°30′N 130°31′E / 33.500°N 130.517°E / 33.500; 130.517
Country Japan
Region Kyushu
Prefecture Fukuoka Prefecture
Government
 • Mayor Shirō Hirabaru
Area
 • Total 87.78 km2 (33.89 sq mi)
Population (March 2010)
 • Total 100,397
 • Density 1,120/km2 (2,900/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Symbols
- Tree Camellia
- Flower Scarlet Sage
Address Nishi Itchōme 1-1, Hatsukaichi, Chikushino-shi, Fukuoka-ken
818-8686
Phone number 092-923-1111
Website Chikushino City

Chikushino (筑紫野市 Chikushino-shi?) is a city located in Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan. Bordering on Dazaifu, Onojo, Nakagawa, Saga Prefecture, Ogori, Yasu, and Chikuho, Fukuoka, Chikushino is essentially a southern suburb of Fukuoka City. The city was founded on April 1, 1972.

As of March 2011, the city has an estimated population of 100,397 and a population density of 1,120 persons per km². The total area is 87.78 km².

The Tenjin Ōmuta Line runs through Chikushino at Nishitetsu Futsukaichi Station, Murasaki Station (opened 2010), Asakuragaidō Station, Sakuradai Station and Chikushi. It also has three stations on the Kagoshima Main Line, and the southern terminus of the Chikuho Main Line is at Haruda Station.

Junior High Schools[edit]

  • Chikushino
  • Chikuzan
  • South Chikushino
  • Futukaichi
  • Tenpai

High Schools[edit]

  • Chikushi
  • Musashidai
  • Kyūshū Sangyō
  • Jōyō

Sightseeing[edit]

  • Futsukaichi Onsen
  • Mt. Houman and Tenpaizan
  • Tatsuiwa campsite

Major Shops[edit]

  • Youme town
  • Beressa
  • Aeon mall

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