Kokonoe, Ōita

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Kokonoe
九重町
Town
Flag of Kokonoe
Flag
Location of Kokonoe in Ōita Prefecture
Location of Kokonoe in Ōita Prefecture
Kokonoe is located in Japan
Kokonoe
Kokonoe
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 33°14′N 131°11′E / 33.233°N 131.183°E / 33.233; 131.183Coordinates: 33°14′N 131°11′E / 33.233°N 131.183°E / 33.233; 131.183
Country Japan
Region Kyushu
Prefecture Ōita Prefecture
District Kusu
Area
 • Total 271.41 km2 (104.79 sq mi)
Population (2003)
 • Total 11,289
 • Density 42/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Website Town of Kokonoe
Naruhodo Hot Spring in Kokonoe, not one of the promoted nine
The Kokonoe Yume (Dream) Suspension Bridge

Kokonoe (九重町 Kokonoe-machi?) is a small town located in Kusu District, Ōita Prefecture, Japan. It promotes its nine onsen, which are occasionally closed due to flooding; it is also the summer headquarters of Labo Camp Kujū, part of the LABO language program.

Kokonoe consists mainly of farms, hot springs, and countryside tourist attractions.

As of 2003, the town has an estimated population of 11,289 and the density of 41.59 persons per km². The total area is 271.41 km².

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