Motegi, Tochigi

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Motegi
茂木町
Town
Location of Motegi in Tochigi Prefecture
Location of Motegi in Tochigi Prefecture
Motegi is located in Japan
Motegi
Motegi
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 36°31′56″N 140°11′16″E / 36.53222°N 140.18778°E / 36.53222; 140.18778Coordinates: 36°31′56″N 140°11′16″E / 36.53222°N 140.18778°E / 36.53222; 140.18778
Country Japan
Region Kantō
Prefecture Tochigi Prefecture
District Haga
Area
 • Total 172.71 km2 (66.68 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 16,403
 • Density 95/km2 (250/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Website Town of Motegi

Motegi (茂木町 Motegi-machi?) is a town located in Haga District, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan.

As of 2005, the town has an estimated population of 16,403 and a density of 95 persons per km². The total area is 172.71 km².

Northeast of Motegi train station, about a thirty minute walk away, is Mount Shiroyama.

Motegi is also the site of "Twin Ring Motegi", a complex built by Honda which hosts all types of car and go-cart racing, the Honda Collection Hall transport museum, a resort-style hotel, and the "Hello Woods" camping and nature area.

The Nissan Proving Grounds for testing off-road vehicles are also located in Motegi.

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