Morotsuka, Miyazaki

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Morotsuka
諸塚村
Village
Location of Morotsuka in Miyazaki Prefecture
Location of Morotsuka in Miyazaki Prefecture
Morotsuka is located in Japan
Morotsuka
Morotsuka
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 32°33′43″N 131°18′5″E / 32.56194°N 131.30139°E / 32.56194; 131.30139Coordinates: 32°33′43″N 131°18′5″E / 32.56194°N 131.30139°E / 32.56194; 131.30139
Country Japan
Region Kyushu
Prefecture Miyazaki Prefecture
District Higashiusuki
Area
 • Total 187.59 km2 (72.43 sq mi)
Population (2003)
 • Total 2,202
 • Density 12/km2 (30/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Website Village of Morotsuka

Morotsuka (諸塚村 Morotsuka-son?) is a village located in Higashiusuki District, Miyazaki Prefecture, Japan.

As of 2003, the village has an estimated population of 2,202 and the density of 11.74 persons per km². The total area is 187.59 km². Its industry is forestry and farming, and its local products include shiitake mushrooms, tea, and miso. Despite the small size of the village, it has a strong community and many popular festivals steeped in Japanese traditional culture.

To get to Morotsuka, travel northwest from Hyuga up route 327.

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