Shime, Fukuoka

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Shime
志免町
Town
Flag of Shime
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Location of Shime in Fukuoka Prefecture
Location of Shime in Fukuoka Prefecture
Shime is located in Japan
Shime
Shime
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 33°35′N 130°29′E / 33.583°N 130.483°E / 33.583; 130.483Coordinates: 33°35′N 130°29′E / 33.583°N 130.483°E / 33.583; 130.483
Country Japan
Region Kyushu
Prefecture Fukuoka Prefecture
District Kasuya
Area
 • Total 8.70 km2 (3.36 sq mi)
Population (2003)
 • Total 38,945
 • Density 4,500/km2 (12,000/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Website Town of Shime

Shime (志免町 Shime-machi?) is a town located in Kasuya District, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan.

As of 2003, the town has an estimated population of 38,945 and a density of 4,476.44 persons per km². The total area is 8.70 km².

Although the town still has a railway station the line is no longer used.

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