Hiji, Ōita

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Hiji
日出町
Town
Location of Hiji in Ōita Prefecture
Location of Hiji in Ōita Prefecture
Hiji is located in Japan
Hiji
Hiji
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 33°22′N 131°32′E / 33.367°N 131.533°E / 33.367; 131.533Coordinates: 33°22′N 131°32′E / 33.367°N 131.533°E / 33.367; 131.533
Country Japan
Region Kyushu
Prefecture Ōita Prefecture
District Hayami
Area
 • Total 73.23 km2 (28.27 sq mi)
Population (2003)
 • Total 26,872
 • Density 370/km2 (950/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Website Town of Hiji

Hiji (日出町 Hiji-machi?) is a town located in Hayami District, Ōita Prefecture, Japan.

As of 2003, the town has an estimated population of 26,872 and the density of 366.95 persons per km². The total area is 73.23 km².

The town has a trappist monastery.

It is also the home of Sanrio's Harmonyland theme park.

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