Misato, Miyazaki

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Misato
美郷町
Town
Shosoin style in Misato, which built by part of tourism and relationship in Japan and South Korea
Shosoin style in Misato, which built by part of tourism and relationship in Japan and South Korea
Location of Misato in Miyazaki Prefecture
Location of Misato in Miyazaki Prefecture
Misato is located in Japan
Misato
Misato
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 32°25′56″N 131°22′45″E / 32.43222°N 131.37917°E / 32.43222; 131.37917Coordinates: 32°25′56″N 131°22′45″E / 32.43222°N 131.37917°E / 32.43222; 131.37917
Country Japan
Region Kyushu
Prefecture Miyazaki Prefecture
District Higashiusuki
Government
 • Mayor Hikoichi Kikuta (since February 2010)
Area
 • Total 448.72 km2 (173.25 sq mi)
Population (February 1, 2012)
 • Total 6,010
 • Density 13/km2 (35/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Symbols
- Tree Temstroemia gymnanthera
- Flower Prunus mume
- Bird Japanese White-eye
Address Saigo-ku, Tashiro 1, Misato Town, Higashi-Usuki District, Miyazaki Prefecture (宮崎県東臼杵郡三郷町西郷区田代1番地)
883-1101
Phone number 81-(0)982-66-3600
Website Town of Misato

Misato (美郷町 Misato-chō?) is a town located in Higashiusuki District, Miyazaki Prefecture, Japan.

The town was formed on January 1, 2006 from the merger of the villages of Kitagō, Nangō and Saigō, all from Higashiusuki District.

As of February 1, 2011, the town has an estimated population of 6,010, with 2,493 households and the population density of 13.39 persons per km². The total area is 448.72 km².

Museum of Baekje in Misato and West Shosoin in Misato, both built in 1996, as part of the tourism pertnership in Japan and South Korea.[citation needed]

Museum of Baekje in Misato

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