Hitachiōmiya, Ibaraki

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Hitachiōmiya
常陸大宮市
City
Flag of Hitachiōmiya
Flag
Location of Hitachiōmiya in Ibaraki Prefecture
Location of Hitachiōmiya in Ibaraki Prefecture
Hitachiōmiya is located in Japan
Hitachiōmiya
Hitachiōmiya
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 36°33′N 140°25′E / 36.550°N 140.417°E / 36.550; 140.417Coordinates: 36°33′N 140°25′E / 36.550°N 140.417°E / 36.550; 140.417
Country Japan
Region Kantō
Prefecture Ibaraki Prefecture
Area
 • Total 348.38 km2 (134.51 sq mi)
Population (2003)
 • Total 48,108
 • Density 140/km2 (360/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Website City of Hitachiōmiya

Hitachiōmiya (常陸大宮市 Hitachiōmiya-shi?) is a city located in northwestern Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan.

As of 2003, the town has an estimated population of 48,108 and a density of 100.74 persons per km². The total area is 348.38 km².

The modern city of Hitachiōmiya was established on October 16, 2004, from the merger of the former town of Ōmiya absorbing the villages of Miwa and Ogawa (all from Naka District), the town of Yamagata, and the village of Gozenyama (both from Higashiibaraki District).

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