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Hitachinaka (ひたちなか市 Hitachinaka-shi) is a city located in Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan.
As of 2008, the city has an estimated population of 155,354 and a population density of 1,570 persons per km². The total area is 99.04 km2 (38 sq mi).
The modern city of Hitachinaka was established on November 1, 1994, after the cities of Katsuta and Nakaminato were merged.
It is a hiragana city, the place name is written with the hiragana syllabary, and not the more traditional kanji.
Twin towns — Sister cities
Hitachinaka is twinned with: