Inashiki, Ibaraki

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Inashiki
稲敷市
City
Flag of Inashiki
Flag
Location of Inashiki in Ibaraki Prefecture
Location of Inashiki in Ibaraki Prefecture
Inashiki is located in Japan
Inashiki
Inashiki
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 35°58′N 140°19′E / 35.967°N 140.317°E / 35.967; 140.317Coordinates: 35°58′N 140°19′E / 35.967°N 140.317°E / 35.967; 140.317
Country Japan
Region Kantō
Prefecture Ibaraki Prefecture
Area
 • Total 178.12 km2 (68.77 sq mi)
Population (February 1, 2005)
 • Total 50,142
 • Density 280/km2 (730/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Website City of Inashiki

Inashiki (稲敷市 Inashiki-shi?) is a city located in Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan.

As of February 1, 2005 the city has an estimated population of 50,142 and a population density of 282 persons per km². The total area is 178.12 km².

The modern city of Inashiki was established on March 22, 2005, from the merger of the towns of Azuma, Edosaki and Shintone, and the village of Sakuragawa (all from Inashiki District).

Earthquake[edit]

On February 21, 2014, a magnitude 4.7 earthquake struck 8 kilometers east of Inashiki.[1]

Sister city[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "M4.7 - 8km E of Inashiki, Japan 2014-02-21 22:31:11 UTC". USGS. Retrieved 22 February 2014. 

External links[edit]

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