Hitachinaka, Ibaraki

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Hitachinaka
ひたちなか市
City
Ferris wheel with Hitachi Seaside Park in Hitachinaka
Ferris wheel with Hitachi Seaside Park in Hitachinaka
Flag of Hitachinaka
Flag
Location of Hitachinaka in Ibaraki Prefecture
Location of Hitachinaka in Ibaraki Prefecture
Hitachinaka is located in Japan
Hitachinaka
Hitachinaka
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 36°24′N 140°32′E / 36.400°N 140.533°E / 36.400; 140.533Coordinates: 36°24′N 140°32′E / 36.400°N 140.533°E / 36.400; 140.533
Country Japan
Region Kantō
Prefecture Ibaraki Prefecture
Government
 • Mayor Motoki Honma
Area
 • Total 99.04 km2 (38.24 sq mi)
Population (March 2008)
 • Total 155,354
 • Density 1,570/km2 (4,100/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Symbols
- Tree Ginkgo
- Flower Hamagiku (Chrysanthemum nipponicum)
- Bird Japanese Bush-warbler
Address 2-10-1 Higashiishikawa, Hitachinaka-shi, Ibaraki-ken
312-8501
Phone number 029-273-0111
Website www.city.hitachinaka.ibaraki.jp

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.

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Hitachinaka is twinned with:[citation needed]

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