Okegawa, Saitama

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Okegawa
桶川市
City
Flag of Okegawa
Flag
Location of Okegawa in Saitama Prefecture
Location of Okegawa in Saitama Prefecture
Okegawa is located in Japan
Okegawa
Okegawa
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 36°0′N 139°33′E / 36.000°N 139.550°E / 36.000; 139.550Coordinates: 36°0′N 139°33′E / 36.000°N 139.550°E / 36.000; 139.550
Country Japan
Region Kantō
Prefecture Saitama Prefecture
Government
 • Mayor Masao Iwasaki (since April 2001)
Area
 • Total 25.26 km2 (9.75 sq mi)
Population (July 1, 2012)
 • Total 75,575
 • Density 2,991.88/km2 (7,748.9/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Symbols
- Tree Zelkova serrata
- Flower Azalea
Website City of Okegawa

Okegawa (桶川市 Okegawa-shi?) is a city located in Saitama Prefecture, Japan. The city was founded on November 3, 1970.

As of July 1, 2012, the city has an estimated population of 75,575 with 30,573 households and the population density of 2,991.88 persons per km². The total area is 25.26 km².

Trivia[edit]

On July 16, 2006, the world's first manned plane powered by conventional dry cell batteries undertook a demonstration flight in the city.

Transportation[edit]

For more details on this topic, see Transportation in Greater Tokyo.

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Media related to Okegawa, Saitama at Wikimedia Commons