Hitachiōta, Ibaraki

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Hitachiōta
常陸太田市
City
Flag of Hitachiōta
Flag
Location of Hitachiōta in Ibaraki Prefecture
Location of Hitachiōta in Ibaraki Prefecture
Hitachiōta is located in Japan
Hitachiōta
Hitachiōta
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 36°32′05″N 140°32′02″E / 36.53472°N 140.53389°E / 36.53472; 140.53389Coordinates: 36°32′05″N 140°32′02″E / 36.53472°N 140.53389°E / 36.53472; 140.53389
Country Japan
Region Kantō
Prefecture Ibaraki Prefecture
Government
 • Mayor Taichi Okubo (since May 2005)
Area
 • Total 372.01 km2 (143.63 sq mi)
Population (May 1, 2011)
 • Total 55,906
 • Density 150/km2 (390/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Symbols
- Tree Zelkova serrata
- Flower Kerria japonica
- Bird Alcedo atthis
Address 3690 Kanai-chō, Hitachiōta-shi, Ibaraki-ken
313-8611
Phone number 81-(0)294-72-3111
Website www.city.hitachiota.ibaraki.jp

Hitachiōta (常陸太田市 Hitachiōta-shi?) is a city located in Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan. The city was founded on July 15, 1954.

As of May 1, 2011, the city has an estimated population of 55,906, with 20,298 households[1] and a density of 150.28 persons per km². The total area is 372.01 km².

On December 1, 2004, the town of Kanasagō, and the villages of Satomi and Suifu (all from Kuji District) were merged into Hitachiōta, more than tripling its size and increasing its population by about 20,000.

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