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Location of Hidaka in Saitama Prefecture
|• Mayor||Teruo Yagasaki (since April 2012)|
|• Total||47.50 km2 (18.34 sq mi)|
|Population (April 1, 2011)|
|• Density||1,218.21/km2 (3,155.1/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)|
|- Bird||Common Kingfisher|
- April 1, 1889 - Three villages of Komagawa, Koma and Takahagi were founded within Koma District
- March 29, 1896 - Koma District was abolished and the villages joined Iruma District
- February 11, 1955 - Komagawa and Koma were merged to create the town of Hidaka (1st).
- September 20, 1956 - Hidaka and Takahagi were merged to create the town of Hidaka (2nd).
- October 1, 1991 - Hidaka was elevated to city status.
Twin towns — Sister cities
Hidaka is twinned with:
- Osan, South Korea (1996)
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