Kimotsuki, Kagoshima

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Kimotsuki
 肝付町
Town
Flag of Kimotsuki
Flag
Location of Kimotsuki in Kagoshima Prefecture
Location of Kimotsuki in Kagoshima Prefecture
Kimotsuki is located in Japan
Kimotsuki
Kimotsuki
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 31°16′45″N 130°59′33″E / 31.27917°N 130.99250°E / 31.27917; 130.99250Coordinates: 31°16′45″N 130°59′33″E / 31.27917°N 130.99250°E / 31.27917; 130.99250
Country Japan
Region Kyushu
Prefecture Kagoshima Prefecture
District Kimotsuki
Area
 • Total 308.12 km2 (118.97 sq mi)
Population (August 2011)
 • Total 17,466
 • Density 57/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Website Town of Kimotsuki

Kimotsuki (肝付町 Kimotsuki-chō?) is a town located in Kimotsuki District, Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan.

The town was formed on July 1, 2005 from the merger of the towns of Kōyama and Uchinoura, both from Kimotsuki District.

As of August 2011, the town has an estimated population of 17,466. The total area is 308.12km².

The Uchinoura Space Center is located in this town.

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