Eiheiji, Fukui

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Eiheiji
永平寺町
Town
Flag of Eiheiji
Flag
Location of Eiheiji in Fukui Prefecture
Location of Eiheiji in Fukui Prefecture
Eiheiji is located in Japan
Eiheiji
Eiheiji
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 36°6′N 136°20′E / 36.100°N 136.333°E / 36.100; 136.333Coordinates: 36°6′N 136°20′E / 36.100°N 136.333°E / 36.100; 136.333
Country Japan
Region Chūbu region
Hokuriku region
Prefecture Fukui Prefecture
District Yoshida
Government
 • Mayor Fumio Matsumoto (since March 2006)
Area
 • Total 94.34 km2 (36.42 sq mi)
Population (2010[1])
 • Total 20,641
 • Density 220/km2 (570/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Symbols
- Tree Vernicia cordata
- Flower Prunus mume
Address Matsuda-kasuga 1-4, Eiheiji Town, Yoshida District, Fukui Prefecture (福井県吉田郡永平寺町松田春日1-4)
910-1192
Phone number 81-(0)776-61-1111
Website Town of Eiheiji

Eiheiji (永平寺町 Eiheiji-chō?) is a town located in Yoshida District, Fukui Prefecture, Japan. It is named after the Eihei-ji temple.

As of the 2010 national census, the town population is 20,641. The total area is 94.34 km².

On February 13, 2006 the town of Matsuoka and the village of Kamishihi, both from Yoshida District, were merged into the town of Eiheiji.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "統計(とうけい) > 福井県の人口". Fukui prefectural website (in Japanese). Fukui Prefecture. Retrieved September 23, 2011. 

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