Kanda, Fukuoka

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Kanda
苅田町
Town
Flag of Kanda
Flag
Location of Kanda in Fukuoka Prefecture
Location of Kanda in Fukuoka Prefecture
Kanda is located in Japan
Kanda
Kanda
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 33°47′N 130°59′E / 33.783°N 130.983°E / 33.783; 130.983Coordinates: 33°47′N 130°59′E / 33.783°N 130.983°E / 33.783; 130.983
Country Japan
Region Kyushu
Prefecture Fukuoka Prefecture
District Miyako
Area
 • Total 46.46 km2 (17.94 sq mi)
Population (2003)
 • Total 35,407
 • Density 760/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Website Town of Kanda

Kanda (苅田町 Kanda-machi?) is a town located in Miyako District, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan.

As of 2003, the town has an estimated population of 35,407 and a density of 762.10 persons per km². The total area is 46.46 km².

Nishinippon Institute of Technology is located in the town.

Future merger[edit]

A majority of local residents favor remaining an independent municipality, but voices calling for a merger with the neighboring city of Kitakyūshū remain.[1]

Economy[edit]

The Nissan Motor Kyushu factory started operation in Kanda in 1975.

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External links[edit]

Media related to Kanda, Fukuoka at Wikimedia Commons