Hioki, Kagoshima

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Hioki
日置市
City
Hioki City
View of Myoenji mairi in Tokushige Shrine
View of Myoenji mairi in Tokushige Shrine
Flag of Hioki
Flag
Location of Hioki in Kagoshima Prefecture
Location of Hioki in Kagoshima Prefecture
Hioki is located in Japan
Hioki
Hioki
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 31°36′42″N 130°22′23″E / 31.61167°N 130.37306°E / 31.61167; 130.37306Coordinates: 31°36′42″N 130°22′23″E / 31.61167°N 130.37306°E / 31.61167; 130.37306
Country Japan
Region Kyushu
Prefecture Kagoshima Prefecture
Government
 • Mayor Takamitsu Miyaji
Area
 • Total 253.06 km2 (97.71 sq mi)
Population (May 1, 2010)
 • Total 51,819
 • Density 205/km2 (530/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Symbols
- Tree Pinus thunbergii
- Flower Prunus mume
Address 1-100 Kori Ijuin-machi, Hioki-shi, Kagoshima-ken
899-2592
Phone number 099-273-2111
Website www.city.hioki.lg.jp

Hioki (日置市 Hioki-shi?) is a city located in Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan.

As of May 1, 2010, the city has a population of 51,819[1] and a population density of 205 persons per km². The total area is 253.06 km².

The modern city of Hioki was established on May 1, 2005, from the merger of the towns of Fukiage, Higashiichiki, Hiyoshi and Ijūin (all from Hioki District).

Adjacent municipalities[edit]

Educational institutions[edit]

High schools[edit]

Public schools[edit]

  • Kagoshima prefectural Ijūin High School
  • Kagoshima prefectural Fukiage High School

Private schools[edit]

  • Kagoshima Josei High School
  • Kagoshima Ikuei-kan High School

Transport[edit]

Railways[edit]

Roads[edit]

  • Expressway
  • National Highways

Sister cities[edit]

Visitor attractions[edit]

  • Tokushige Shrine
  • Yunomoto Hot spring
  • Fukiage Beach
  • Miyama (Satsuma ware, Former name : Naeshirogawa)

Festivals[edit]

  • Myoenji Mairi
  • Ijuin ume mrathon

Notable people from Hioki[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hioki City Statistics, Population data (as of May 1, 2010) in Japanese
  2. ^ Chan, Jade (5 September 2012). "MoU signing formalises ties between MPSJ and Japanese city". thestar.com.my. Retrieved 8 September 2012. 

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